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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Unnecessarily cautious.

Usage examples (34)
  • Sometimes it doesn't pay to be overcautious in business
  • The Dalai Lama termed India's attitude towards Tibet issue "overcautious" and said he could be the "last Dalai Lama".
  • "No. I've been thinking euphemisms like 'overcautious' and 'reluctance to risk bodily harm.'
  • If they're being overcautious, there's good reason. for more
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