English to Afrikaans Meaning :: circumspect

Circumspect :
versigtiger
- versigtigeromsigtigheid
 

Show English Meaning
(+)

Adjective(1) heedful of potential consequences

Show Examples
(+)

(1) With a trial looming, both media and defendants are usually circumspect about what they say for fear of prejudicing the outcome.(2) The difference between us is that you write like a bombastic lecturer and not like a prudent and circumspect lawyer.(3) People are more circumspect about claiming that new technologies will revolutionize the world.(4) They may be more circumspect about public encouragement these days but they continue to sponsor and facilitate his freelance crusade.(5) Investor are now much more circumspect and vigilant, lest more wool is pulled over their eyes by yet another old goat.(6) He spoke earlier this morning and he was very circumspect about the capabilities of Mother Nature.(7) Its response: people should trust the police not to prosecute and the government to be circumspect .(8) We've yet to pick our candidate, so I've got to be circumspect , but we certainly need a charismatic candidate.(9) They were circumspect , typically observing the dog from a distance.(10) Regular contributors are more news-sensitive and circumspect .(11) On theology they enjoy precedence over politicians; on politics they should be circumspect .(12) It would be absurd to compare that Mediterranean passion for music with our own more circumspect attachment to the arts.(13) So you'd think people might be a little bit more circumspect , especially on that stretch of footpath.(14) Alcohol and anger do not create new beliefs; they loosen the tongue on issues the person is normally more circumspect about.(15) While he proclaims himself content with Perth's relaxed way of life, he's circumspect when asked about his career intentions.(16) I may have to review that, and become much more circumspect .
Synonyms
Adjective
1. cautious ::
versigtig
2. wary ::
versigtig
3. careful ::
versigtig
4. chary ::
chary
5. guarded ::
bewaak
6. on one's guard ::
op 'n mens se wag
7. watchful ::
wakende
8. alert ::
waarskuwing
9. attentive ::
aandagtig
10. heedful ::
sorgsaam
11. vigilant ::
waaksaam
12. leery ::
handig
13. cagey ::
cagey
Antonyms
1. careless ::
sorgelose
2. incautious ::
onversigtige
3. unguarded ::
onbewaakte
4. unmindful ::
veronagsaam
Different Forms
circumspect, circumspectly
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: circumspect

Meaning and definitions of circumspect, translation in Afrikaans language for circumspect with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of circumspect in Afrikaans and in English language.

Tags for the entry "circumspect"

What circumspect means in Afrikaans, circumspect meaning in Afrikaans, circumspect definition, examples and pronunciation of circumspect in Afrikaans language.

English to Afrikaans Dictionary

Words by Category

Topic Wise Words

Learn 3000+ Common Words

Learn Common GRE Words

Learn Words Everyday

Most Searched Words

Word of the day

● Anorak
Search History
Any word you search will appear here
Your Favorite Words
Currently you do not have any favorite word. To make a word favorite you have to click on the heart button.