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guard·ed

 (gär′dĭd)
adj.
1. Protected; defended.
2. Watched over; supervised.
3. Cautious; restrained: We view these changes with guarded optimism.

guard′ed·ly adv.
guard′ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.guardedly - in a conservative manner; "we estimated the number of demonstrators conservatively at 200,000."
Translations
بِحَذَر، باحْتِراس
obezřetně
forsigtigt
tartózkodóan
varlega
ihtiyatla

guardedly

[ˈgɑːdɪdlɪ] ADV [say, reply] → cautelosamente, con cautela
I feel guardedly optimisticme siento comedidamente or moderadamente optimista

guardedly

[ˈgɑːrdɪdli] adv
(= cagily) [say] → prudemment
(= cautiously) [optimistic] → prudemment

guardedly

advvorsichtig; smilezurückhaltend; guardedly optimisticvorsichtig optimistisch

guardedly

[ˈgɑːdɪdlɪ] advin modo guardingo, con circospezione

guard

(gaːd) verb
1. to protect from danger or attack. The soldiers were guarding the king/palace.
2. to prevent (a person) escaping, (something) happening. The soldiers guarded their prisoners; to guard against mistakes.
noun
1. someone who or something which protects. a guard round the king; a guard in front of the fire.
2. someone whose job is to prevent (a person) escaping. There was a guard with the prisoner every hour of the day.
3. (American conductor) a person in charge of a train.
4. the act or duty of guarding.
ˈguarded adjective
cautious. He gave guarded replies.
ˈguardedly adverb
guard of honour
soldiers or other people who are lined up as an honour to someone important. A guard of honour greeted the President at the airport.
keep guard (on)
The soldiers kept guard (on the prisoner).
off guard
unprepared. He hit me while I was off guard; to catch someone off guard.
on guard
prepared. Be on your guard against his tricks.
stand guard
to be on duty as a guard. He stood guard at the gates.
References in classic literature ?
When uttering that assumed name he would make for himself a guardedly solemn and reserved face as though he were afraid lest I should presume to smile, lest he himself should venture to smile, and the sacred formality of our relations should be outraged beyond mending.
Though she spoke guardedly, her next words revealed suspicions of foul play lurking in her mind--exactly reflecting similar suspicions lurking in Crayford's mind--which so distressed the lieutenant, and so surprised his comrades, as to render them quite incapable of answering her.
I ought to have spoken more guardedly of him," I said, bitterly.
He roamed the smooth lawns with Claire, and sat with her on the rustic benches and talked guardedly of lubricating oil.
The Chief Inspector, stooping guardedly over the table, fought down the unpleasant sensation in his throat.
Independent economists gave guardedly optimistic assessments for the Philippines.
Furthermore, while some of the extremist national parties - Golden Dawn in Greece, Jobbit in Hungary, DF in Denmark, PVV in the Netherlands, Northern League in Italy, for example - are anti-Rom (Gypsy) on racial grounds or attributed criminality, guardedly anti-Semitic, or identify the Islamic religion and its adherents as enemies of European civilisation, these are miniscule in number and followers.
Leonard's longtime researcher, Gregg Sutter, said Tuesday that family members are guardedly optimistic about the 87-year-old author's condition.
Mac Master sang with authority albeit a little too guardedly.
Winterkorn was guardedly confident about 2013: We, too, are not completely immune to the intense competition and the far-reaching crisis in key European markets.
The ones I've spoken to are guardedly optimistic for the future and planning for a little bit of expansion, rather than in the dark days of 2009 and 2010 when companies were battening down the hatches or scaling back.
The Syrian government guardedly welcomed the proposal, but said any initiative must be respected by both sides.