Definitions

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  • adj. Possessing, exercising, or demonstrating great care or foresight; thoughtful; provident.

Etymologies

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From foresight +‎ -ly. Compare foresighty.

Examples

  • I have thought more of it than you have done -- for I have two or three presents carefully [laid] by for her, and I have also been so foresightly as to purchase two Dutch toys for your Children in case you might marry before we had free intercourse with that country ....

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • I have thought more of it than you have done ” for I have two or three presents carefully [laid] by for her, and I have also been so foresightly as to purchase two Dutch toys for your Children in case you might marry before we had free intercourse with that country ....

    The Life of John Ruskin

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