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1 Translation result for cautious in Spanish


cautious adjective

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cauteloso, cuidadoso, precavido

Example sentences of
cautious adjective

  • Any cautious tourist will guard her passport.
  • You cannot be overly cautious when you're driving in snow.
  • He answered the question with a cautious reply.

Synonyms of
cautious adjective

Detailed synonyms for cautious adjective

Cautious, circumspect, wary, careful, guarded, gingerly significan prudentemente alerta y discreto frente al riesgo.
  • Cautious indica el ejercicio de la premeditación o la prudencia, generalmente motivada por el miedo al peligro <a cautious driver>.
    antonyms: adventurous, bold, daring, reckless
  • Circumspect recalca la prudencia, la discreción, la vigilancia y el análisis de todas las consecuencias posibles antes de actuar o decidir <the panel must be circumspect in assigning blame>.
    antonyms: audacious
  • Wary recalca la suspicacia y un estado alerta en la vigilancia contra el peligro, así como astucia en escaparlo <be wary of anyone claiming to have all the answers>.
    antonyms: foolhardy, brash
  • Careful, un término muy común y amplio, se usa ampliamente para situaciones cotidianas <be very careful with knives>.
  • Guarded connota el no estar abierto o libre en el hablar o en la conducta <a guarded response>.
    antonyms: spontaneous, open
  • Gingerly indica algo hecho con indecisión <his first, gingerly attempt to bring up the subject>.

Reverse translation for cautious

cauteloso  - cautious, prudent 
cuidadoso  - careful, attentive 
precavido  - cautious, prudent 
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