uncircumspect









uncircumspect


adjective

  1. watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent: circumspect behavior.
  2. well-considered: circumspect ambition.

adjective

  1. cautious, prudent, or discreet

adj.early 15c., from Latin circumspectus “deliberate, guarded, well-considered,” past participle of circumspicere “look around, take heed,” from circum- “around” (see circum-) + specere “to look” (see scope (n.1)). Related: Circumspectly; circumspectness.

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