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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·cau·tious a.  Not cautious; not circumspect; not attending to the circumstances on which safety and interest depend; heedless; careless; as, an incautious step; an incautious remark.
 You . . . incautious tread
 On fire with faithless embers overspread.   --Francis.
    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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : without caution or prudence; "one unfortunately sees
            historic features carelessly lost when estates fall
            into unsympathetic hands" [syn: carelessly] [ant: cautiously,