incautiously


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in·cau·tious

 (ĭn-kô′shəs)
adj.
Not cautious; rash.

in·cau′tious·ly adv.
in·cau′tious·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.incautiously - without caution or prudence; "one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands"
cautiously, carefully - as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact; "she ventured cautiously downstairs"; "they handled the incident with kid gloves"
Translations

incautiously

[ɪnˈkɔːʃəslɪ] ADVincautamente, imprudentemente

incautiously

[ɪnˈkɔːʃəsli] adv [speak, ask] → imprudemment, inconsidérément
References in classic literature ?
The quick eyes of the Mohicans caught the dark line of his lower limbs incautiously exposed through the thin foliage, a few inches from the trunk of the tree.
I incautiously gave the account aloud, and she heard me; for she started up - her hair flying over her shoulders, her eyes flashing, the muscles of her neck and arms standing out preternaturally.
The efforts which he had made -bluntly and incautiously, I own, but with the purest and kindest intentions, as I know -- to compose the quarrel before leaving home, were perverted, by the vilest misconstruction, to support an accusation of treachery and falsehood which would have stung any man to the quick.
The blood which Ivanhoe had lost did not prevent a flush from crossing his cheek, feeling that he had incautiously betrayed a deep interest in Rowena by the awkward attempt he had made to conceal it.
His behaviour to herself could now have had no tolerable motive; he had either been deceived with regard to her fortune, or had been gratifying his vanity by encouraging the preference which she believed she had most incautiously shown.
All I know is that one evening, entering incautiously the salon of the little house just after the news of a considerable Carlist success had reached the faithful, I was seized round the neck and waist and whirled recklessly three times round the room, to the crash of upsetting furniture and the humming of a valse tune in a warm contralto voice.
I have known a man who turned out to have a metaphysical genius, incautiously, in the period of youthful buoyancy, commence his career as a dancing- master; and you may imagine the use that was made of this initial mistake by opponents who felt themselves bound to warn the public against his doctrine of the Inconceivable.
Mahbub Ali had incautiously driven home the sharp-edged stirrup.
I have known him do it," says Grandfather Smallweed incautiously, "twenty times.
It seems that there will be no need to bring Mary out, suitors are coming to us of their own accord," incautiously remarked the little princess on hearing the news.
Incautiously her head had risen to the middle of the window.
Celia's face had the shadow of a pouting expression in it, the full presence of the pout being kept back by an habitual awe of Dorothea and principle; two associated facts which might show a mysterious electricity if you touched them incautiously.