chariness

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noun char·i·ness \ ˈcher-ē-nəs \

Definition of chariness

1 :the quality or state of being chary :caution
2 :carefully preserved state :integrity

Examples of chariness in a Sentence

  1. approached the can't-miss investment opportunity with the chariness of someone who's been burned before

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