circumspect

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From Latin circumspectō (look around).

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circumspect (comparative more circumspect, superlative most circumspect)

  1. Carefully aware of all circumstances; considerate of all that is pertinent.
    Being aware of the danger of upsetting her audience, she was somewhat circumspect in her comments.

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