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Another word for careful

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Adjective
  1. Cautiously attentive

    See also:

    careful

  2. Trying attentively to avoid danger, risk, or error

    See also:

    careful

  3. Showing or marked by attentiveness to all aspects or details

    See also:

    careful

Another word for careful

Modifier

Synonym Study

  • Wary implies a cautiousness that is prompted by suspicion
  • Discreet implies the exercise of discernment and judgment in the guidance of one's speech and action and suggests careful restraint
  • Prudent implies the exercise of both caution and circumspection, suggesting careful management in economic and practical matters
  • Cautious implies a careful guarding against possible dangers or risks
  • Circumspect implies a careful consideration of all circumstances to avoid error or unfavorable consequences
  • Scrupulous implies a conscientious adherence to what is considered right, true, accurate, or proper in every detail
  • Meticulous implies extreme, sometimes finicky, carefulness about details
  • Careful implies close attention to or great concern for whatever is one's work or responsibility, and usually connotes thoroughness, a guarding against error or injury, etc.