Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
The definition of heedless is a person who is careless.
Circumspect is defined as cautious and unwilling to take risks.
The definition of guarded is being cautious or nervous about something or what is going to happen, or is not openly jumping into something.
The definition of leery is someone or something expressing caution and suspicion.
The definition of vigilant is watchful and alert.
Characterized by vigilance
The definition of reckless is something that is done foolishly, carelessly, or without thinking about the consequences.
Unstudied or effortless:
Not discreet; lacking prudence, as in speech or action
Resulting from or acting with ill-considered haste or boldness.
Done with the eyes open
Without sleep; sleepless.
Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
Looking ahead to, or making provision for, the future; thrifty; prudent
Having or causing mistrust, suspicions, or forebodings.
Vigilantly attentive; watchful:
Careful not to get caught or fooled
(Scot.) Careful in action; gentle; easy; quiet
Made, done, or situated so as to attract little notice:
Feeling or showing doubt.
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