cautiously


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cau·tious

 (kô′shəs)
adj.
1. Showing or practicing caution; careful.
2. Tentative or restrained; guarded: felt a cautious optimism that the offer would be accepted.

cau′tious·ly adv.
cau′tious·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.cautiously - as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact; "she ventured cautiously downstairs"; "they handled the incident with kid gloves"
incautiously, carelessly - without caution or prudence; "one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands"
2.cautiously - in a conservative manner; "we estimated the number of demonstrators conservatively at 200,000."

cautiously

adverb carefully, alertly, discreetly, tentatively, warily, prudently, judiciously, guardedly, circumspectly, watchfully, vigilantly, cagily (informal), mindfully The government has reacted cautiously to the report.
Translations
بِحَذَربِحَذَر، باحْتِراس
opatrně
forsigtigt
varovasti
oprezno
varfærnislega
慎重に
조심스럽게
previdno
försiktigt
อย่างระมัดระวัง
dikkatliceihtiyatlaözenli bir şekilde
một cách thận trọng

cautiously

[ˈkɔːʃəslɪ] ADVcautelosamente, con cautela
cautiously optimisticmoderadamente or prudentemente optimista

cautiously

[ˈkɔːʃəsli] adv [say, respond] → prudemment, avec prudence; [act, proceed] → prudemment, avec prudence; [move] → avec précaution; [optimistic] → prudemment
The government reacted cautiously → Le gouvernement a réagi prudemment.
She cautiously opened the door → Elle a ouvert la porte avec précaution.
to be cautiously optimistic about sth → être d'un optimisme prudent à propos de qch

cautiously

adv move, say, reactvorsichtig; welcomeverhalten; acceptmit Vorbehalten; cautiously optimisticverhalten optimistisch

cautiously

[ˈkɔːʃəslɪ] advcautamente, prudentemente

caution

(ˈkoːʃən) noun
1. carefulness (because of possible danger etc). Exercise caution when crossing this road.
2. in law, a warning. The policeman gave him a caution for speeding.
verb
to give a warning to. He was cautioned for drunken driving.
ˈcautionary adjective
ˈcautious adjective
having or showing caution; careful. She used to trust everyone but she's more cautious now; a cautious driver.
ˈcautiously adverb

cautiously

بِحَذَر opatrně forsigtigt vorsichtig προσεκτικά con cautela varovasti avec prudence oprezno cautamente 慎重に 조심스럽게 voorzichtig varsomt ostrożnie cautelosamente осторожно försiktigt อย่างระมัดระวัง özenli bir şekilde một cách thận trọng 慎重地
References in classic literature ?
LOOKING CAUTIOUSLY ABOUT, George Willard arose from his desk in the office of the Winesburg Eagle and went hurriedly out at the back door.
Cautiously I slipped from under the buffalo hide, got up on my knees and peered over the side of the wagon.
When La Folle had slowly and cautiously mounted the many steps that led up to the veranda, she turned to look back at the perilous ascent she had made.
The cavalcade had not long passed, before the branches of the bushes that formed the thicket were cautiously moved asunder, and a human visage, as fiercely wild as savage art and unbridled passions could make it, peered out on the retiring footsteps of the travelers.
Affecting to look cautiously out of the window and around the room, he ventured to draw nearer the young woman with a half-paternal, half-timid familiarity.
She stole on tiptoe to the window, as cautiously as if she conceived some bloody-minded villain to be watching behind the elm-tree, with intent to take her life.
With bent head and half-slouched hat he continued to pace, unmindful of the wondering whispering among the men; till Stubb cautiously whispered to Flask, that Ahab must have summoned them there for the purpose of witnessing a pedestrian feat.
Behind her is Kotrina, making her way cautiously, staggering beneath a similar burden; and half a minute later there appears old Grandmother Majauszkiene, with a big yellow bowl of smoking potatoes, nearly as big as herself.
She moved cautiously along the entry, paused one moment at her mistress' door, and raised her hands in mute appeal to Heaven, and then turned and glided into her own room.
In fact, you can say I know that nothing just like it has happened in our army, therefore I must be guided by European precedents, and must go cautiously and examine them carefully.
One expected to see the locomotive pause, or slack up a little, and approach this plunge cautiously, but it did nothing of the kind; it went calmly on, and went it reached the jumping-off place it made a sudden bow, and went gliding smoothly downstairs, untroubled by the circumstances.
He proceeded cautiously and with hesitation now, moving his finger slowly along the great lines of the palm, and now and then halting it at a "star" or some such landmark, and examining that neighborhood minutely.