Search Result for "incautious":
1. lacking in caution;
- Example: "an incautious remark"
- Example: "incautious talk"
2. carelessly failing to exercise proper caution;
- Example: "an incautious step sent her headlong down the stairs"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Incautious \In*cau"tious\, a. [Pref. in- not + cautious: cf. L. incautus.] Not cautious; not circumspect; not attending to the circumstances on which safety and interest depend; heedless; careless; as, an incautious step; an incautious remark. [1913 Webster] You . . . incautious tread On fire with faithless embers overspread. --Francis. [1913 Webster] His rhetorical expressions may easily captivate any incautious reader. --Keill. Syn: Unwary; indiscreet; inconsiderate; imprudent; impolitic; careless; heedless; thoughtless. -- In*cau"tious*ly, adv. -- In*cau"tious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
32 Moby Thesaurus words for "incautious": asleep, brash, brazen, brazenfaced, goofing off, hubristic, improvident, imprudent, impudent, indiscreet, injudicious, insolent, napping, nodding, off-guard, overbold, overcareless, overconfident, oversure, overweening, rash, sleeping, temerarious, unalert, uncautious, unchary, unguarded, unprepared, unready, unvigilant, unwary, unwatchful