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carefulness

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1 a close attentiveness to avoiding danger
  • her natural carefulness keeps her from having car accidents and the high insurance premiums that go with them

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2 strict attentiveness to what one is doing
  • a degree of carefulness is required to get the details just right

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3 archaic attention accompanied by protectiveness and responsibility
  • with what carefulness they tended the frail princess day and night!

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“Carefulness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carefulness. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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