Chariness
Chariness Char"i*ness, n. The quality of being chary. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chariness — index austerity, discretion (quality of being discreet), doubt (suspicion), economy (frugality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • chariness — circumspection, caution, wariness, calculation (see under CAUTIOUS) Analogous words: *prudence, providence, discretion, foresight, forethought …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • chariness — [cher′ē nis] n. the quality of being chary; cautiousness …   English World dictionary

  • chariness — noun The condition of being chary; caution One great thing undoubtedly was, the chariness of herself and her conduct, which an unmarried female always observes …   Wiktionary

  • chariness — noun Date: 1571 1. the quality or state of being chary ; caution 2. carefully preserved state ; integrity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chariness — /chair ee nis/, n. 1. the state or quality of being chary. 2. Obs. scrupulous integrity. [1565 75; CHARY + NESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • chariness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Careful forethought to avoid harm or risk: calculation, care, carefulness, caution, gingerliness, precaution, wariness. See FEAR …   English dictionary for students

  • chariness — char·i·ness || tʃeÉ™rɪnɪs n. wariness, cautiousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chariness — n cautiousness, carefulness, heedfulness, mindfulness, guardedness, watchfulness, circumspection, alertness, vigilance; wariness, leeriness, apprehension, suspiciousness, distrustfulness; prudence, care, discretion, solicitude, providence,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • chariness — char·i·ness …   English syllables

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