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synonyms for overcareful

  • cautious
  • circumspect
  • reserved
  • restrained
  • calculating
  • attentive
  • cagey
  • canny
  • careful
  • chary
  • discreet
  • gingerly
  • leery
  • noncommittal
  • on the lookout
  • overcautious
  • prudent
  • reticent
  • safe
  • vigilant
  • wary
  • watchful
  • with eyes peeled

antonyms for overcareful

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  • bold
  • careless
  • extroverted
  • incautious
  • outgoing
  • rash
  • uncareful
  • unguarded
  • unsuspicious
  • unwatchful
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How to use overcareful in a sentence

He was always overcareful about money, and in old age this tendency developed into parsimony.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Michael of the crossing was so overcareful sometimes that it became trying.
THE SEARCHGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL
You are a cunning one, captain, but I really think you are overcareful sometimes.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Money was to be made in many ways, and consciences were not overcareful as to the ways.
HISTORIC BOYHOODSRUPERT SARGENT HOLLAND
Even then, this is an overcareful precaution rather than a necessity.
THE HOME MEDICAL LIBRARY, VOLUME V (OF VI)VARIOUS
Becoming overcareful of their diet, they reduce it below the normal limit for healthy activity.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERCAREFUL

  • attentive
  • cagey
  • calculating
  • canny
  • careful
  • cautious
  • chary
  • circumspect
  • discreet
  • gingerly
  • leery
  • noncommittal
  • on the lookout
  • overcareful
  • overcautious
  • prudent
  • reserved
  • restrained
  • reticent
  • safe
  • vigilant
  • wary
  • watchful
  • with eyes peeled
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.