Definitions for: Circumspection

[n] the trait of being circumspect and prudent
[n] knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; "the servants showed great tact and discretion"

Webster (1913) Definition: Cir`cum*spec"tion, n. [L. circumspectio.]
Attention to all the facts and circumstances of a case;
caution; watchfulness.

With silent circumspection, unespied. --Milton.

Syn: Caution; prudence; watchfulness; deliberation;
thoughtfulness; wariness; forecast.

Synonyms: caution, discreetness, discretion, prudence

See Also: chariness, confidentiality, discernment, discernment, discretion, judgement, judgment, precaution, sagaciousness, sagacity, wariness

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