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circumspect

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of circumspect

  1. having or showing a close attentiveness to avoiding danger or trouble she has a reputation for being quiet and circumspect in investigating charges of child abuse Synonyms of circumspect alert, cautious, chary, careful, conservative, considerate, gingerly, guarded, heedful, safe, waryWords Related to circumspect advertent, attentive, awake, observant, regardful, vigilant, watchful; hypercautious; foresighted, foresightful, forethoughtful, provident, thoughtful; cagey (also cagy), calculating, canny, shrewd; deliberate, slow; ultracareful, ultracautiousNear Antonyms of circumspect bold, brash, impetuous, rash, reckless, venturesome; asleep, inattentive, regardless; inconsiderate, thoughtless; lax, neglectful, negligent, remiss; imprudent, indiscreet, injudicious; absentminded, forgetful; inadvertent, unintentional, unplannedAntonyms of circumspect careless, heedless, incautious, unguarded, unmindful, unsafe, unwary

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