Overcautiously
Overcautious O"ver*cau"tious, a. Too cautious; cautious or prudent to excess. -- {O"ver*cau"tious*ly}, adv. -- {O"ver*cau"tious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • overcautiously — [spelling only] * * * See overcautious. * * * …   Universalium

  • overcautiously — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • overcautiously — adverb In an overcautious way …   Wiktionary

  • overcautious — overcautiously, adv. overcautiousness, n. /oh veuhr kaw sheuhs/, adj. excessively or unnecessarily cautious: Sometimes it doesn t pay to be overcautious in business. [1700 10; OVER + CAUTIOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • overcautiousness — [spelling only] * * * See overcautiously. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sunday driver — a person who drives a car inexpertly, esp. slowly or overcautiously, in the manner of one who drives infrequently. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • 睍睍 — xiànxiàn [look overcautiously] 过分小心、 过分谨慎的看 刺史虽驽弱, 亦安肯为鳄鱼低首下心, 伈伈睍睍, 为吏民羞。 韩愈《鳄鱼文》 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • Sunday driver — noun a person who drives overcautiously or unskilfully …   English new terms dictionary

  • overcautious — adjective excessively cautious. Derivatives overcaution noun overcautiously adverb overcautiousness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • overcautious — /oʊvəˈkɔʃəs/ (say ovuh kawshuhs) adjective cautious to an excessive degree. –overcautiously, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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