Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
Characterized by vigilance
The definition of guarded is being cautious or nervous about something or what is going to happen, or is not openly jumping into something.
Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
The definition of vigilant is watchful and alert.
The definition of heedless is a person who is careless.
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.
Circumspect is defined as cautious and unwilling to take risks.
Looking ahead to, or making provision for, the future; thrifty; prudent
Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
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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