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Adjective: cautious  ko-shus
  1. Showing careful forethought
    "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"
     
  2. Avoiding excess
    "a cautious estimate";
    - conservative
Noun: cautious  ko-shus
  1. People who are fearful and cautious
    "whitewater rafting is not for the cautious";
    - timid

See also: cagey, cagy, careful, chary, fabian, gingerly, guarded, moderate, overcautious, restrained, softly-softly, unadventurous

Type of: people

Antonym: incautious

Encyclopedia: Cautious