What does the word cautious mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Cautiousness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Cautiously.

Usage examples for cautious

  1. Speed took my arm with a cautious glance at the door of the next room, and urged me toward the corridor. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. But if you wish to try your luck you must be cautious; you must approach the old woman quietly, and, before she sees you, you must take her by the hair. – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  3. Whatever you do, I pray you to be cautious. – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton