precautious

Extra**2, really careful.

As used in a TV report about going to the beach after fatal shark attack at Virginia Beach, VA:

We'll just have to be precautious is all.


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  • Precautious — Pre*cau tious, a. Taking or using precaution; precautionary. {Pre*cau tious*ly}, adv. {Pre*cau *tious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • precautious — index careful, circumspect, discreet, noncommittal, provident (showing foresight), prudent, solid (sound) …   Law dictionary

  • precautious — (adj.) 1711, from PRECAUTION (Cf. precaution) + OUS (Cf. ous) …   Etymology dictionary

  • precautious — /pri kaw sheuhs/, adj. using or displaying precaution: a precautious reply; a precautious person. [1705 15; PRECAUTI(ON) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • precautious — adjective Taking precautions …   Wiktionary

  • precautious — prɪ kɔːʃns adj. being wary in advance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • precautious — pre·cau·tious …   English syllables

  • precautious — /prəˈkɔʃəs/ (say pruh kawshuhs) adjective using or displaying precaution …   Australian English dictionary

  • precautious — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Precautiously — Precautious Pre*cau tious, a. Taking or using precaution; precautionary. {Pre*cau tious*ly}, adv. {Pre*cau *tious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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