incautiously

All Adverb
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  • This is now become a very popular medicine, but if used incautiously is attended with danger. Cited from The Botanist's Companion, Vol. II, by William Salisbury
  • John forgot himself so far as to dance incautiously into the path of light. Cited from A Son of the City, by Herman Gastrell Seely
  • Indeed this was what he reckoned upon doing, but he managed things a little incautiously. Cited from A House Of Gentlefolk, by Ivan Turgenev
  • Here too it was incautiously attacked, and party spirit thus became yet more dangerous from religious enthusiasm. Cited from The Thirty Years War, by F. Schiller, Book I
  • Once they were nearly discovered, by one of the men incautiously exposing himself. Cited from Our Sailors, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He had incautiously got between Jack and the open door. Cited from Jack's Ward, by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • Farquharson got out first and incautiously walked up the steps toward the door of the building. Cited from Up in Ardmuirland, by Michael Barrett
  • Incautiously, the architect said sure enough, if I were given the materials.
  • This was said a little incautiously, perhaps, but it was said under a strong native impulse. Cited from Wyandotte, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • He spoke in an incautiously loud tone, when a man sprung toward him. Cited from The Dock Rats of New York, by "Old Sleuth"
  • "He must at least have talked incautiously before some one!" Cited from The Case of Richard Meynell, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • What was his dismay to find that one of his men had incautiously stepped forward into a spot where he could be seen. Cited from The Three Lieutenants, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • In letting one of the company out she incautiously stood looking through the open chink into the dark passage. Cited from The Garret and the Garden, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Presently those left with the boat incautiously go ashore and are attacked by Indians. Cited from Pioneers of the Old South, by Mary Johnston
  • The distinction, the jealousies set up, or perhaps only incautiously let out, can answer not a single good purpose. Cited from Life And Times Of Washington, V2, by Schroeder, &c
  • And it did not ease my mind at all when Ragnhild incautiously let out a further piece of news. Cited from Wanderers, by Knut Hamsun
  • It had, to their certain knowledge, killed several women incautiously bathing or drawing water from the tank. Cited from The Jungle Girl, by Gordon Casserly
  • Incautiously he pressed his weapon too far, drawing blood. Cited from Vergilius, by Irving Bacheller
  • Struck with panic, Thanh runs away and incautiously leaves her mother's body behind.
  • I became somewhat eager at length, and hacked away incautiously with my knife. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
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Meaning of incautiously

  • adverb Without caution or prudence
    one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands