|part of speech:
||characterized by prudent consideration of circumstances or consequences; discreet; cautious.
Her friend's car accident after heavy drinking had made her more circumspect.
- cautious, discreet, judicious
- impulsive, incautious
- similar words:
- careful, chary, guarded, mindful, politic, provident, prudent, sagacious, wary
||cagey, deliberate, diplomatic, discreet, gingerly, judicious, levelheaded, noncommittal, shrewd, tactful, vigilant
||circumspectly (adv.), circumspection (n.), circumspectness (n.)