Synonyms for circumspect
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : sur-kuhm-spekt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈsɜr kəmˌspɛkt|
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Définition of circumspectOrigin :
- early 15c., from Latin circumspectus "deliberate, guarded, well-considered," past participle of circumspicere "look around, take heed," from circum- "around" (see circum-) + specere "to look" (see scope (n.1)). Related: Circumspectly; circumspectness.
- adj cautious, discreet
- One must be so circumspect—so much upon one's guard with all the world.
- Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
- Even the most wary, circumspect, and suspicious, might thus be overcome.
- Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
- But she was dutiful to him, and he was circumspect in his behaviour before her.
- Extract from : « Captain Blood » by Rafael Sabatini
- And yet it may be repeated that Lieutenant Russell was the most guarded and circumspect of men.
- Extract from : « A Waif of the Mountains » by Edward S. Ellis
- There never was a man who did such rash things in so circumspect a manner.
- Extract from : « Lord George Bentinck » by Benjamin Disraeli
- During your courtship let me entreat you to be very careful and circumspect.
- Extract from : « The Ladies Book of Useful Information » by Anonymous
- I'm tired to death of the commonplace, mild and circumspect adorer.
- Extract from : « Under the Southern Cross » by Elizabeth Robins
- So be circumspect; and forget not the things that I have taught you.
- Extract from : « Robin Hood » by Paul Creswick
- But Archibius, the brave, circumspect counsellor and helper?
- Extract from : « Cleopatra, Complete » by Georg Ebers
- While none felt misgiving as to danger, all had learned to be circumspect.
- Extract from : « Deerfoot in The Mountains » by Edward S. Ellis
Antonyms for circumspect
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