circumspective

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin circumspicere.

Adjective[edit]

circumspective (comparative more circumspective, superlative most circumspective)

  1. Looking in all directions; cautious or watchful of danger.
    • Alexander Pope
      circumspective eyes

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for circumspective in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)