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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of being cautious and watchful.

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  • But the point of this wariness is to discern real continuity and real change, not to avert the idea of continuity itself.
  • Not quite fear, but a kind of wariness, watchfulness.
  • In a statement, the Board said a mood of "wariness" was emerging in the industry following the massacre in Boipatong in the Vaal
  • But it was not hostility, exactly; merely a kind of wariness, a momentary stiffening, as at the passing of some unfamiliar animal. for more
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