Synonyms of cautious


1. timid, cautious, people

usage: people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"


1. cautious (vs. incautious), cagey, cagy, chary, fabian, gingerly, guarded, restrained, overcautious, careful, unadventurous

usage: showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"

2. cautious, conservative, moderate (vs. immoderate)

usage: avoiding excess; "a conservative estimate"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of cautious (Dictionary)