incautiousness love

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being incautious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being incautious; lack of caution or foresight; unwariness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger

Etymologies

incautious +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • With characteristic Anglo-Saxon incautiousness he had brought on board with the rest of his baggage, a case containing no less than thirty pounds of picrate, and had allowed the explosive matter to be stowed in the hold with as little compunction as a Frenchman would feel in smuggling a single bottle of wine.

    The Survivors of the Chancellor

  • Thus incautiousness and incircumspection are included in

    Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae) Translated by Fathers of the English Dominican Province

  • The eloquent controversialist Bossuet and the Catholics have been careful to avail themselves of the impetuosity and incautiousness of the great German Reformer.

    The Superstitions of Witchcraft

  • With characteristic Anglo-Saxon incautiousness he had brought on board, with the rest of his baggage, a case containing no less than thirty pounds of picrate, and had allowed the explosive matter to be stowed in the hold with as little compunction as a Frenchman would feel in smuggling a single bottle of wine.

    The Survivors of the Chancellor

  • He scratched his shaggy head, and said, his tongue lubricated to incautiousness by the potent liquor:

    The Dop Doctor

  • I well remember how, one day, through my incautiousness, I very nearly made the end of a St. Sebastian.

    Corea or Cho-sen The Land of the Morning Calm

  • But now, abruptly and without her having thought of it, he had, with the incautiousness of a soldier who discloses his attack and lays himself open to a bully who tries to provoke him, the duke showed her the extent of his violent passion by a single phrase that feverishly agitated her.

    His Excellency the Minister

  • Giffard had been captured in a moment of incautiousness, but the sights and the wantonness had fired his blood and roused a spirit of retaliation.

    A Little Girl in Old Quebec

  • With the incautiousness of youth he openly avowed his royalist opinions in the cafe which he frequented.

    Industrial Biography

  • "The incautiousness of these conspirators has already saved you, empress," said Lestocq.

    The Daughter of an Empress

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