overcautious

[ oh-ver-kaw-shuh s ]
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I may be overcautious, but I much prefer a carriage to myself.

An overcautious lawyer-like captiousness of spirit in such matters will help no cause and serve no good purpose.

The glory that might have been so easily won was placed beyond my reach by this overcautious imbecile.

A hysteric fear of possible loss, an unreasonable distrust of banks and bankers, keeps the overcautious away from the market.

You are right in questioning us, for under such situations a soldier had best be overcautious than too credulous.

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