There is a pretense of caution: The course of the race is designed to avoid flying directly over crowds.
She still does it today, but only occasionally, and with caution.
Good news, in an epidemic as unpredictable as this one, must be met with caution.
c.1300, "bail, guarantee, pledge," from Old French caution "security, surety" (13c.), from Latin cautionem (nominative cautio) "caution, care, foresight, precaution," noun of action from past participle stem of cavere "to be on one's guard" (see caveat). The Latin sense re-emerged in English 16c.-17c. Meaning "word of warning" is from c.1600.
"to warn," 1640s, from caution (n.). Related: Cautioned; cautioning.