incautious
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ɪnˈkɑʃəs/
Adjective

incautious

  1. careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, chapter XV, in The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. In Six Volumes, volume (please specify ), London: Printed by A[ndrew] Millar, […], OCLC 928184292 ↗, book VIII:
    • 1912, Stratemeyer Syndicate, Baseball Joe on the School Nine Chapter 1
      "Yes, let 'Sister' Davis have a whack at it too," urged George Bland. Tom Davis, who was Joe Matson's particular chum, was designated "Sister" because, in an incautious moment, when first coming to Excelsior Hall, he had shown a picture of his very pretty sister, Mabel.
    Synonyms: uncautious
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