Part of speech:
Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
Circumspect is defined as cautious and unwilling to take risks.
Wary is defined as watchful or cautious.
Careful in spending or using; frugal
Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
Giving or spending reluctantly.
The definition of economical is something cost effective that is a good value, or someone who doesn't waste, or who is frugal and doesn't spend more than necessary.
The definition of dear is precious or highly thought of.
Careful about what one says or does; prudent; esp., keeping silent or preserving confidences when necessary
Kept from escape or trouble; held in check; supervised
Hesitating or undecided; vacillating; doubtful
Suspicious or distrustful; wary:
The definition of prudent is someone who has good judgment and is careful and practical.
The definition of reluctant is being unwilling to do something.
Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve:
Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt:
The definition of saving is something that rescues or is a good value.
Very little, very few.
Arousing or apt to arouse suspicion; questionable:
On the alert, as for danger or error; watchful.
Showing a lack of consideration:
Done or made without due consideration or attention; precipitate or cursory:
Resulting from or acting with ill-considered haste or boldness.
Looking ahead to, or making provision for, the future; thrifty; prudent
Careful and shrewd, especially where one's own interests are concerned.
Prudent or economical
Of Scotland or its people, language, or culture; Scottish
The definition of thrifty is someone who is frugal and who is careful about where their money goes.
Careful in the use of material resources
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