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English adjective: cautious

1. cautious showing careful forethought


SamplesReserved and cautious; never making swift decisions.
A cautious driver.


Similarcagey, cagy, chary, fabian, gingerly, guarded, overcautious, restrained


See alsocareful, unadventurous


Antonymsincautious

2. cautious avoiding excess


SamplesA conservative estimate.


Synonymsconservative


Similarmoderate


Antonymsimmoderate


English noun: cautious

1. cautious (group) people who are fearful and cautious


SamplesWhitewater rafting is not for the timid.


Synonymstimid


Broader (hypernym)people


Antonymsbrave









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