What are cautious?

  • (adj): Showing careful forethought.
    Example: "Reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cautious:

Mount Tambora - Monitoring
... Two zones are declared the dangerous zone and the cautious zone ... The cautious zone includes areas that might be indirectly affected by an eruption lahar flows and other pumice stones ... The size of the cautious area is 185 km2 (71 sq mi), and includes Pasanggrahan, Doro Peti, Rao, Labuan Kenanga, Gubu Ponda, Kawindana Toi and Hoddo villages ...
A Protocol Of 1919 - Content
... generalizations, with eight admonitions to be "careful" or "cautious", and is signed by "The Central Committee of the Petersburg Branch of the ... them "Jews" We have nearly completed all this but we must all the same be very cautious, because the oppressed Russia is our arch-enemy ... Be cautious and silent! We ought to have no mercy for our enemy ...
Cautiousness - Definition - Cautious
... Cautious means careful or to watch out ... Example The sign told people to be Cautious of the hole ...
Group Polarization - Choice Shifts
... Risky and cautious shifts are both a part of a more generalized idea known as group-induced attitude polarization ... so, situations that normally favor the cautious alternative increased cautious shifts ...
Barefoot In The Park (film) - Plot
... Corie feels her adventurous spirit is not equal to Paul's cautious demeanor ... The once cautious Paul is now a fun loving drunk while cautious Corie chases after him in order to get him to sober up ... a crazy drunk, when a few nights before she scolded him for being so cautious and practical even when he is drunk ...

More definitions of "cautious":

  • (adj): Cautious in attitude and careful in actions; prudent.
    Example: "A cautious answer"; "very cautious about believing everything she was told"
  • (noun): People who are fearful and cautious.
    Synonyms: timid
  • (adj): Unwilling to take risks.

Famous quotes containing the word cautious:

    It struck me that the movies had spent more than half a century saying, “They lived happily ever after” and the following quarter-century warning that they’ll be lucky to make it through the weekend. Possibly now we are now entering a third era in which the movies will be sounding a note of cautious optimism: You know it just might work.
    Nora Ephron (b. 1941)

    As a child I was middle-aged and cautious compared to my impulsive father.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    Let us be cautious in making assertions and critical in examining them, but tolerant in permitting linguistic forms.
    Rudolf Carnap (1891–1970)