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1. circumspection

noun. ['ˌsɝːkəmˈspɛkʃən'] knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress.

Synonyms

  • discreetness
  • judgement
  • discernment
  • sagacity
  • confidentiality
  • prudence
  • discretion
  • sagaciousness

Antonyms

  • injudiciousness
  • approval
  • tactlessness
  • incomprehension

Etymology

  • circumspectio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Circumspection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection
  • injection

2. circumspection

noun. ['ˌsɝːkəmˈspɛkʃən'] the trait of being circumspect and prudent.

Synonyms

  • chariness
  • caution
  • discernment
  • precaution
  • discretion

Antonyms

  • reversal
  • judgment in rem
  • affirmation
  • judgment in personam

Etymology

  • circumspectio (Latin)

Sentences with circumspection


1. Noun, singular or mass
The death occurred while the defendant was acting without due care and circumspection, except acts related to driving a car, which are generally brought under vehicular manslaughter. 

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