Circumspect – meaning of the word and examples

Careful not to take risks. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Careful to consider all circumstances and possible consequences: Prudent. (Merriam – Webster)

Watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent: (

Well-considered: (

If you are circumspect, you are cautious in what you do and say. and do not take risks. (Collins Dictionary)

Wary and unwilling to take risks. (Oxford Dictionaries)


House lawmakers told: Be ‘circumspect’ in comments on Sereno hearing.

Be Circumspect in Handling Depositors’ Funds’ Disputes, CJN Tasks Judges.

Be circumspect in your reportage – Nana Addo urges media.


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