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Definitions of cautious:
  • noun:   people who are fearful and cautious
  • adjective:   avoiding excess
  • adjective:   unwilling to take risks
  • adjective:   cautious in attitude and careful in actions; prudent
    Example: "A cautious answer"
  • adjective:   showing careful forethought
    Example: "Reserved and cautious"

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