Wa"ri*ness (?), n.

The quality or state of being wary; care to foresee and guard against evil; cautiousness.

"An almost reptile wariness." G. W. Cable.

To determine what are little things in religion, great wariness is to be used. Sprat.

Syn. -- Caution; watchfulness; circumspection; foresight; care; vigilance; scrupulousness.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.