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Definition of "incautious" [in•cau•tious]

  • Not cautious; rash. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incautious" in a sentence
  • "But hypervigilance isn't a fun state of mind, and blaming rape victims for their "incautious" behavior is tantamount to telling people that it is ALWAYS better to be "safe" than "sorry.""
  • "Well, I also have studied anthropological questions in my time; and I feel bound to remark, that this assertion of Professor Virchow's appears to me to be a typical example of the kind of incautious over-statement which he so justly reprehends."
  • ""incautious" for giving in at once to the spirit doctrine."