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  • adjective Not circumspect.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ circumspect

Examples

  • Somehow it figures that the criminally uncircumspect Paris Hilton would be the one to spill the beans, at an MTV Video Music Awards party.

    Christina Aguilera Nude Marie Claire Photos Home Display

  • Romney however needs yet another loud frantic bamboozlement to appear as a he-man to the uncircumspect barbarians that dwelleth beyond the Berkshires.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • All she knew was that she had behaved in a most uncircumspect manner and that now she was going to have to pay the price for it.

    LADY of SKYE

  • A want of a due sense of sin in an uncircumspect walking; [3.]

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • In like manner we say, with regard to the irrational creatures, that lust is a certain uncircumspect and earthly passionate attachment, arising incontinently from an innate movement, or intimacy in things subject to change, and the irrational supremacy of the bodily desire, which drives the whole organism towards the object of sensual inclination.

    Dionysius the Areopagite, Works (1897)

  • "Know you not that by so doing in the hearing of that young man, and by such uncircumspect fashion of coming hither, you have disclosed yourself and utterly undone me?"

    For the Faith

  • If the wicked see the godly loose and uncircumspect in their lives, they think they may do so too.

    The Lord's Prayer

  • 'Gentlemen,' quoth he, 'although you are my trusty and well-beloved friends, yet I cannot but a little chide you for your late uncircumspect action, in going out to gaze on that great and mighty force that but yesterday sat down before, and have now entrenched themselves in order to the maintaining of a siege against the famous town of Mansoul.

    The Holy war, made by King Shaddai upon Diabolus, for the regaining of the metropolis of the world; or, the losing and taking again of the town of Mansoul

  • 'Gentlemen,' quoth he, 'although you are my trusty and well-beloved friends, yet I cannot but a little chide you for your late uncircumspect action, in going out to gaze on that great and mighty force that but yesterday sat down before, and have now entrenched themselves, in order to the maintaining of a siege against, the famous town of Mansoul.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

  • The dark cloud of bold sinning, and careless uncircumspect walking, that cannot but eclipse the light of consolation, and fill the soul with some horror, anguish, and confusion.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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