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CIRCUMSPECT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does circumspect mean? 

CIRCUMSPECT (adjective)
  The adjective CIRCUMSPECT has 1 sense:

1. heedful of potential consequences

  Familiarity information: CIRCUMSPECT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CIRCUMSPECT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Heedful of potential consequences

Synonyms:

circumspect; discreet

Context examples:

circumspect actions / physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use / a discreet investor

Similar:

prudent (careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment)


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