Definition of circumspect in English:

circumspect

Line breaks: cir¦cum|spect
Pronunciation: /ˈsəːkəmspɛkt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

circumspectly

adverb
More example sentences
  • If you are observant you can get little glimpses into their lives by watching and listening circumspectly.
  • He began circumspectly, prodding tentatively at the few balls he faced.
  • Let me put it as circumspectly as I can - the government is culpable, and not just for incompetence.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin circumspectus, from circumspicere 'look around', from circum 'around, about' + specere 'look'.

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