circumspective

circumspective

[sur-kuhm-spek-tiv]
adjective
given to or marked by circumspection; watchful; cautious: His behavior was circumspective.

Origin:
1625–35; circumspect + -ive

circumspectively, adverb
uncircumspective, adjective
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circumspect (ˈsɜːkəmˌspɛkt)
 
adj
cautious, prudent, or discreet
 
[C15: from Latin circumspectus, from circum- + specere to look]
 
circum'spection
 
n
 
circum'spective
 
adj
 
'circumspectly
 
adv

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