incautious

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Usage examples "incautious":

  1. The primitive inhabitants of the valley of the Somme may have been too wary and sagacious to be often surprised and drowned by floods, which swept away many an incautious elephant or rhinoceros, horse and ox. - "The Antiquity of Man", Charles Lyell.
  2. I usually wander aimlessly about the streets till after midnight; to be sure one doesn't always see the brightest side of men, but if you wish to know them thoroughly- and they are so incautious! - "The Children of the World", Paul Heyse.
  3. The prince incautious with his men drew near, Known for an Inca by his dress and air; Till coop'd and caught amid the warrior trains, They bow in silence to the victor's chains. - "The Columbiad", Joel Barlow.