noun \(ˌ)in-ˈk-shən\

Definition of INCAUTION

:  lack of caution :  heedlessness

Examples of INCAUTION

  1. <as a result of an agent's colossal incaution, a laptop filled with top-secret intelligence was missing>

First Known Use of INCAUTION

circa 1720

Rhymes with INCAUTION


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