Circumspective


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Cir`cum`spec´tive

    (sẽr`kŭm`spĕk´tĭv)
a.1.Looking around every way; cautious; careful of consequences; watchful of danger.
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The report of the inquiry committee set up by Health Department is much more circumspective in this regard.
Every subsequent discussion of the concept of time clings in principle to the Aristotelian definition, that is to say, it makes time into a theme with respect to how it shows itself in circumspective concern.
Renren on the other hand is purely circumspective, due to which it is hurdled in the process of bringing in creativities that would result in a definite increase in its popularity.
The FBR needs to adopt more circumspective approach in improving revenues for the government which will ease pressure on already stretched revenue resources.
Within this room, which a human being creates for itself, circumspective concern discerns a directionality (established by the assignment of values in a context of involvements) and expresses itself in such a way as to reduce the distance between objects of its concern and itself (in the actual use of a tool, for example).
In order to perform collective NIE during offensive, defensive, and stability operations, units must have a circumspective understanding of joint dynamic targeting, integrating methods to engage targets, and the indicators which occur continuously and simultaneously in complicated, non-linear, and densely populated urban operational environments worldwide.
24 a Good sermon in general, but could not agree with him in every particular a Afternoon from Ephesians 5, 15 and 16 a A most excellent discourse indeed a To walk circumspectly a duty enjoined a How to walk circumspectly shown in several particulars a Motive to a circumspective walk because the days are evil a Present day's evil on several accounts, if not on account of perfection and as in the days of the Apostles.
to set up a formality designed to induce deliberation will depend upon the degree to which the factual situation, innocent of any legal remolding, tends to bring about the desired circumspective frame of mind.
In the essay To My Offspring, Wei Xi (1624-1680), who was an essayist with the Qing Dynasty, warned his sons, that "The right way to listen is that you cannot be exposed to words of kindness unless you are open-minded; the true meaning does not come along unless you are circumspective.
When we encounter problems, or disruption to the flow of praxis, which Heidegger refers to as breakdowns to the "non-thematic circumspective absorption in references or assignments constitutive for the ready-to-handness of an equipment whole," a new form of coping, a more precise form of circumspection emerges (107/76, emphasis in original).
If this type of circumspective interpretation is reduced to a set of techniques and methods, then the interpretation of the relationship can only be understood in one way.
Truisms and stock phrases are not a good basis for circumspective practical work and in Germany there is a growing awareness of the need to replace simple and general rules with more complex processes involving the weighing up of alternatives.