Examples of incautious in a Sentence
He offended several people with his incautious remarks.
Their incautious behavior is going to get them into trouble someday.
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Unexploded yet active remains of the Vietnam War now lie in wait for incautious scrap-metal scavengers or for unsuspecting children at play.
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First Known Use of incautious
Synonymsheedless, careless, mindless, unguarded, unsafe, unwary
Antonymsalert, cautious, circumspect, gingerly, guarded, heedful, safe, wary
Related Wordsbold, impetuous, rash, reckless; inattentive, regardless; blithe, inconsiderate, thoughtless; absentminded, forgetful, unmindful; lax, neglectful, negligent, remiss, slipshod; imprudent, indiscreet, injudicious; inadvertent, unintentional, unplanned
Near Antonymsattentive, chary, observant, vigilant, watchful; foresighted, forethoughtful, provident; calculating, scheming, shrewd; considerate, thoughtful; ultracareful, ultracautious
INCAUTIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incautious for English Language Learners
: not careful about avoiding danger or risk : not cautious
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