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Pronunciation:  'surkum`spekt

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  heedful of potential consequences; "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor"

CIRCUMSPECT is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: discreet, prudent



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cir"cum*spect\, a. [L. circumspectus, p. p. of
circumspicere to look about one's self, to observe; circum +
spicere, specere, to look. See {Spy}.]
Attentive to all the circumstances of a case or the probable
consequences of an action; cautious; prudent; wary.

Syn: See {Cautious}.

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