Definition of incautious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈkɔːʃəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkɔːʃəs//
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done without thinking carefully about the results; not thinking about what might happen incautious borrowing an incautious young man Word Origin mid 17th cent.: on the pattern of Latin incautus.
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