incaution


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Noun1.incaution - the trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger
carelessness, sloppiness - the quality of not being careful or taking pains
unwariness - the trait of not being cautious and watchful
imprudence - a lack of caution in practical affairs
carefulness, caution, cautiousness - the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger; "a man of caution"
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That many birders are tight-lipped is a good thing, of course, because the cost of incaution can be disappointment or tragedy.
The Guardian noted, "It takes bravery, perhaps incaution, to forecast what will unfold in the year ahead.
The incident occurred at 10am at a gas shop in the 3rd police district, damaging nearby buildings, Ghori said, adding the incident resulted from incaution of the gas seller.