cautious

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caution (from Latin cautus) +‎ -ous

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔːʃəs/
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cautious (comparative more cautious, superlative most cautious)

  1. Using or exercising caution; careful; tentative
    He took a few cautious steps toward the cave.

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