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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Excessively or unduly cautious.

Usage examples (3)
  • His friend turned, and his mouth shaped itself into a too-careful, highly polished smile, but his eyes were hollow.
  • They have even used the debate to criticise the too-careful tendency of much modern parenting advice and said that a certain amount of risky challenge was healthy for an...
  • Wouldn't it result in a too-careful, at-risk-of-becoming-impersonal writing? for more
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