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carefulness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of carefulness

  1. 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 Synonyms of carefulness alertness, care, caution, cautiousness, chariness, circumspection, gingerliness, guardedness, heedfulness, prudence, warinessWords Related to carefulness attentiveness, observance, vigilance, watchfulness; foresight, foresightedness, providence; calculation, canniness, deliberateness, deliberation, shrewdnessNear Antonyms of carefulness abruptness, hastiness, impetuousness, precipitousness, rashness, suddenness; inconsiderateness, inconsideration, thoughtlessnessAntonyms of carefulness brashness, carelessness, heedlessness, incaution, incautiousness, recklessness, unwariness

  2. 2 strict attentiveness to what one is doing a degree of carefulness is required to get the details just right Synonyms of carefulness care, closeness, conscientiousness, heed, heedfulness, meticulosity, meticulousness, pains, scrupulousnessWords Related to carefulness advertence, advertency, attention, concentration, focus, observance, observation; alertness, mindfulness, vigilance, watchfulness; dutifulness, irreproachability, irreproachableness, punctiliousness, responsibility; bother, effort, painstaking, trouble; exactness, particularity, precisionNear Antonyms of carefulness inadvertence, inadvertency, inattention, inobservanceAntonyms of carefulness heedlessness, inattentiveness, negligence

  3. 3 archaic  attention accompanied by protectiveness and responsibility with what carefulness they tended the frail princess day and night! Synonyms of carefulness care, lovingness, solicitousness, solicitudeWords Related to carefulness concern, considerateness, consideration, kindness, thoughtfulness; babying, coddling, pamperingNear Antonyms of carefulness inconsiderateness, inconsideration, thoughtlessness, unconcern, unkindnessAntonyms of carefulness carelessness



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