- circumspect (adj.)
- 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.
- 1. The banks should have been more circumspect in their dealings.
- 2. She is very circumspect when dealing with strangers.
- 3. You seem to be implying, in your usual circumspect manner, that perhaps it might not be a wonderful idea.
- 4. He decided to be more circumspect.
- 5. We must not expect a lively young man to be always so guarded and circumspect.
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