Definition of Carefulness in English :

Define Carefulness in English

Carefulness meaning in English

Meaning of Carefulness in English

Pronunciation of Carefulness in English

Carefulness pronunciation in English

Pronounce Carefulness in English


see synonyms of carefulness


1. carefulness, caution, cautiousness

the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger

Example Sentences:
'a man of caution'

2. carefulness

the quality of being careful and painstaking

Example Sentences:
'I admired the carefulness of his work'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of carefulness
cautious in attitude or action; prudent
painstaking in one's work; thorough
he wrote very careful script
3. (usually postpositive; foll by of, in, or about)
solicitous; protective
careful of one's reputation
4. archaic
full of care; anxious
5. British
mean or miserly

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see synonyms of carefulness
acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
cautious, wary, or guarded
a careful reply
accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
a careful analysis
4.  Archaic
feeling or causing sorrow, worry, etc.; anxious

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of carefulness
1. Attentive to potential danger, error, or harm; cautious: was careful when crossing the street; a careful answer.
2. Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious: a careful search; careful art restorers.
3. Protective; solicitous: Be careful of his feelings.
4. Full of cares or anxiety: "Thou art careful and troubled about many things" (Luke 10:41).

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