HyperDic: careful

English > 5 senses of the word careful:
ADJECTIVEallcarefulexercising caution or showing care or attention
allcareful, heedfulcautiously attentive
allcareful, deliberate, measuredunhurried and with care and dignity
allcarefulfull of cares or anxiety
allcareful, thriftymindful of the future in spending money
careful > pronunciation
Soundskeh'rfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > careful: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExercising caution or showing care or attention.
Examples
  • "they were careful when crossing the busy street"
  • "be careful to keep her shoes clean"
  • "did very careful research"
  • "careful art restorers"
  • "careful of the rights of others"
  • "careful about one's behavior"
Attribute ofcarefulnessThe quality of being careful and painstaking
Narrowerblow-by-blowProviding great detail
certain, sureExercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance
closerigorously attentive
conscientious, painstaking, scrupulousCharacterized by extreme / extreme care and great effort
detailed, elaborate, elaboratedDeveloped or executed with care and in minute detail
minute, narrowCharacterized by painstaking care and detailed examination
overcareful, too-carefulexcessively or unduly careful
particularProviding specific details or circumstances
protective(usually followed by 'of') solicitously caring or mindful
studiousmarked by care and effort
thoroughpainstakingly careful and accurate
See alsocautiousshowing careful forethought
diligentCharacterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks
prudentCareful and sensible
Oppositecarelessmarked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness
Spanishatento, cuidadosa, cuidadoso, prudente
Catalancautelós, prudent
Nounscarefulnessthe quality of being careful and painstaking
Adverbscarefullytaking care or paying attention
carefullyas if with kid gloves
English > careful: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcautiously attentive.
Example"careful of her feelings"
Synonymheedful
Broadermindful, awarebearing in mind
Spanishcuidadoso
Nounscarefulnessthe trait of being cautious
English > careful: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningUnhurried and with care and dignity.
Synonymsdeliberate, measured
BroaderunhurriedRelaxed and leisurely
Spanishacompasado, mesurado, pausado
Nounscarefulnessthe quality of being careful and painstaking
English > careful: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningFull of cares or anxiety.
Example"Thou art careful and troubled about many things"-Luke 10.41
BroadertroubledCharacterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Nounscarefulnessthe trait of being cautious
English > careful: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningmindful of the future in spending money.
Example"careful with money"
Synonymthrifty
BroaderprovidentProviding carefully for the future
Spanishahorrador, cuidadoso
Nounscarefulnessthe quality of being careful and painstaking
carefulnessthe trait of being cautious

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