adjective in·cau·tious \-shəs\

: not careful about avoiding danger or risk : not cautious

Full Definition of INCAUTIOUS

:  lacking in caution :  careless <an incautious remark>
in·cau·tious·ly adverb
in·cau·tious·ness noun

Examples of INCAUTIOUS

  1. He offended several people with his incautious remarks.
  2. Their incautious behavior is going to get them into trouble someday.

First Known Use of INCAUTIOUS

circa 1703


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