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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being wary.

Usage examples (36)
  • Another thing that really rubs me the wrong way is this leeriness amongst us.
  • One thing the two men share is leeriness toward financial stocks, a stance that has served them well.
  • The fact that 43% have doubts about a Mormon President only shows a certain leeriness from lack of familiarity.
  • The tight credit market, rising defaults and leeriness by lenders could help Tygris attract interest from medium-size companies. for more
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