Definitions

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  • n. Excessive caution

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ caution

Examples

  • In 1948, Marshall refused to “play with fire” with a military response to the Soviet blockade of Berlin, and in fact voiced the hypercaution of the moment by opposing an airlift as well.

    Magic and Mayhem

  • The government's natural hypercaution about scandal lays on another brutal layer of sclerosis: according to

    TIME.com: Top Stories

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