Part of speech:
Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
(Countable) A piece of wise advice.
The definition of a caution is a warning, or is the act of expressing care because of potential risk or danger.
Close attention; careful notice
Kept from escape or trouble; held in check; supervised
(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
Having, or characterized by, good judgment or sound thinking
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.
The quality of being canny
The definition of a restraint is something that restricts freedom or prevents someone from doing something.
Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
Temperance is defined as showing restraint in eating or drinking, and especially avoiding alcohol.
Vigorous growth of living things, such as plants.
(Professional wrestling, slang) A point in a professional wrestling match when one or more wrestlers run to the ring to aid a fellow wrestler who is being beaten.
Husbandry is defined as managing resources or caring for animals and crops.
The quality or condition of being unwise or indiscreet.
Designating or of a copy or edition exactly reproducing an original document or manuscript
A looking to, or preparation for, the future; provision
The quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
Thoughtful regard or provision for the future; prudent forethought
Previous caution or care; caution previously employed to prevent mischief or secure good; as, his life was saved by precaution.
A specific type of economic system:
Regard for or interest in someone or something:
The protection, preservation, management, or restoration of wildlife and of natural resources such as forests, soil, and water.
Discrimination is defined as distinguishing differences between things or treating someone as inferior based on their race, sex, national origin, age or other characteristics.
Careful planning or forethought, esp. with selfish motives
The freedom or authority to make decisions and choices; power to judge or act
Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
Circumspect is defined as cautious and unwilling to take risks.
Moderation is defined as avoiding excess or extremes.
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