Synonym: discreet. Similar words: circumstance, circumlocution, circuit, circuitous, aspect, suspect, respect, spectrum. Meaning: ['sɜːkəmspekt] adj. heedful of potential consequences.
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1 Officials were circumspect about what the talks had achieved.
2 The banks should have been more circumspect in their dealings.
3 She is very circumspect when dealing with strangers.
4 The governor was usually circumspect when dealing with the media.
5 But be circumspect in all your dealings with it.
6 Walesa was circumspect in discussing his political actions.
7 There was nothing circumspect about Cameron, nothing held-back.
8 Perhaps we ought to be a little more circumspect.
9 The reformers were normally more circumspect.
10 All such discussions, however remained quite circumspect.
11 You see, they are both fairly cautious and circumspect.
12 It was evident from the young man's circumspect excitement that he thought he'd got his first genuine schizophrenic hypochondriac.
13 Target shareholders can sometimes be circumspect about accepting ordinary shares in the offeror, particularly if the takeover has been fiercely contested.
14 Perish that one might be polite or circumspect - such is the mark of the aesthete.
15 In a bar one could be reasonably circumspect,[www.Sentencedict.com] casually checking the door between sips of cocktails and snippets of conversation.
16 No spraying, of course, and only circumspect cutting back at the most appropriate time.
17 At other times, however, he is more circumspect and admits that this is a hotly disputed issue in biology.
18 Supply warm, circumspect and timely service for every customer.
19 The significance of city library is its circumspect services.
20 Physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use.
21 He is circumspect and farseeing and seldom fails.
22 He decided to be more circumspect.
23 Possibly a time trouble error which sheds a pawn(sentencedict.com), 37 ... f6 being more circumspect.
24 Perhaps it wouldn't be such a bad idea to be slightly more circumspect about looking for her.
25 When he passed the entry that led to the bathrooms and toilets, he became more circumspect.
26 But since response from ministers by the 1840s was extremely circumspect the reformers were probably making a virtue of necessity.
27 The faction never won a majority, but the party was increasingly circumspect in appearing unpatriotic.
28 They managed to see Maeda who dropped hints and told them to be circumspect.
29 The Montagu case left homosexuals in Britain nervous and more inclined to circumspect behaviour.
30 But ministers from the conservative Liberal Democratic party were more circumspect in their criticism.
More similar words: circumstance, circumlocution, circuit, circuitous, aspect, suspect, respect, spectrum, prospect, spectacle, inspector, perspective, introspect, inspection, spectacular, respectively, retrospective, introspection, with respect to, irrespective of, circle, specify, species, special, specific, specialty, speculate, especially, expect, specialize.