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Definition of wariness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wariness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈweərinəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwerinəs//
 
[uncountable, singular]
 
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a feeling that you have to be careful because there may be a danger or problem, or because you do not trust somebody/something feelings of wariness There was a wariness in her tone.