Synonyms and Antonyms of incaution
failure to take the care that a cautious person usually takes <as a result of an agent's colossal incaution, a laptop filled with top-secret intelligence was missing> Synonyms carelessness, dereliction, heedlessness, negligence, incautiousness, laxness, neglectfulness, remissness, slacknessRelated Words foolhardiness, rashness, recklessness, wildness; neglect, omission; delinquency, irresponsibility, irresponsibleness, malfeasance, malpractice, misconduct; misdirection, mishandling, mismanagement; forgetfulness, inadvertence, inadvertency, inattention, inattentiveness, obliviousness, shortsightedness, unwarinessNear Antonyms alertness, attention, attentiveness, awareness; circumspection, observance, vigilance, watchfulness; responsibility, responsiblenessAntonyms care, carefulness, caution, cautiousness, heedfulness
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