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incautious

[in-kaw-shuh s] /ɪnˈkɔ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
not cautious; careless; reckless; heedless.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; in-3 + cautious; compare Latin incautus in same sense
Related forms
incautiously, adverb
incautiousness, noun
Synonyms
rash, brash, hotheaded, headstrong.
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British Dictionary definitions for in-cautious

incautious

/ɪnˈkɔːʃəs/
adjective
1.
not careful or cautious
Derived Forms
incautiously, adverb
incautiousness, incaution, noun
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Word Origin and History for in-cautious

incautious

adj.

1703, from in- (1) + cautious. Related: Incautiously.

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