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Word of the Day 11/19/16 Circumspect

Circumspect (adjective)
circumspect [sur-kuh m-spekt]


adjective
1. watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent: circumspect behavior.
2. well-considered: circumspect ambition.

Synonyms
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1. careful, vigilant, guarded.

Antonyms
1. careless, indiscreet.

Origin: 1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin circumspectus (past participle of circumspicere to look around), equivalent to circum- circum- + spec(ere) to look + -tus past participle suffix

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