Part of speech:
Cautious or prudent conduct
The act or process of exhibiting keen insight and good judgment.
(Countable) A piece of wise advice.
The ability to deal with embarrassing situations carefully and without doing or saying anything that will annoy or upset other people; careful consideration in dealing with others to avoid giving offense; the ability to say the right thing.
Thoughtful regard or provision for the future; prudent forethought
A cautious action; a precaution:
Cautious or prudent conduct
A tract of land reserved, or set apart, for a particular purpose; as, the Connecticut Reserve in Ohio, originally set apart for the school fund of Connecticut; the Clergy Reserves in Canada, for the support of the clergy.
Decorum is defined as appropriate, polite behavior in society.
The quality or state of being wary
Regard for or interest in someone or something:
A treatment or account:
Previous caution or care; caution previously employed to prevent mischief or secure good; as, his life was saved by precaution.
The capital and largest city of Rhode Island, in the northeast part of the state on Narragansett Bay. It was founded by Roger Williams in 1636 as a haven for religious dissenters and became prosperous as a port in the 1700s. Providence was joint capital with Newport until 1900.
The definition of maturity is adulthood, or is the state of being fully developed, or the time when a note is due and payable.
A feeling of excessive concern.
The quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
Sensitivity to what is proper; propriety.
Something chosen or available as a choice.
(Law) A priority of payment given to one or more creditors by an insolvent debtor.
Careful management; economy
(Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
An unwise or indiscreet act.
Pleasure means the state of being pleased, delighted or gratified.
The exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
A characteristic disposition or tendency to act in a certain way; a propensity:
Tact or skill in dealing with people:
The power, right, or liberty to choose; option:
Circumspect is defined as cautious and unwilling to take risks.
Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful
(Archaic) Sagacious in promoting a policy; ingenious in devising and advancing a system of management; devoted to a scheme or system rather than to a principle; hence, in a good sense, wise; prudent; sagacious
Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
Silent or uncommunicative; disinclined to speak readily, often, specif., habitually so
A method of leading up to a tenace, as in bridge, in order to prevent an opponent from winning the trick with an intermediate card.
(Philos.) Freedom to choose; freedom from compulsion or constraint
Moderation is defined as avoiding excess or extremes.
Privacy is the state of being free from public scrutiny or from having your secrets or personal information shared.
Power or ability to coerce.
(Psychiatry) An act or ritual that a person feels compelled to perform repeatedly, often to reduce the distress caused by an obsession.
Indiscretion is defined as lack of good judgment with what you say or do.
Freedom of decision or of choice between alternatives
Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
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