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See definition of guardedness on Dictionary.com
  • as inguard duty
  • as inwariness

synonyms for guardedness

  • guard
  • peeled eye
  • sharp eye
  • weather eye
  • alertness
  • vigilance
  • attention
  • care
  • carefulness
  • deliberation
  • discretion
  • heed
  • heedfulness
  • prudence
  • watchfulness
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How to use guardedness in a sentence

He did this with a certain guardedness of tone which caused Gerald to look at him keenly.
A LIFE FOR A LOVEL. T. MEADE
Out in the streets I felt more safe; I relaxed a little in my guardedness; and for one thing, there was no Heineccius.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 11 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
"You were never more mistaken in your life," replied Peter, with anything but legal guardedness concerning unprovable statements.
THE HONORABLE PETER STIRLING AND WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT OF HIMPAUL LEICESTER FORD
For there was not even the same guardedness in the qualifications of the electors themselves.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MILTON, VOLUME 5 (OF 7), 1654-1660DAVID MASSON
They found that masculine guardedness and laziness went well together.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
His awful guardedness made me feel as if I were an inquisitive little journalist trying to ferret out some unsavoury scandal.
THE JERVAISE COMEDYJ. D. BERESFORD
He had, indeed, been reading no ordinary words of praise, bestowed with the critic's usual guardedness.
THE TYRANNY OF WEAKNESSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The doctor was aware of the apprehension behind her guardedness.
THE PREMIERERICHARD SABIA
Perplexities she acknowledged, and the prudence of guardedness.
DIANA OF THE CROSSWAYS, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GUARDEDNESS

  • guard
  • guardedness
  • peeled eye
  • sharp eye
  • weather eye
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.