Cir"cum*spect (?), a. [L. circumspectus, p. p. of circumspicere to look about one's self, to observe; circum + spicere, specere, to look. See Spy.]
Attentive to all the circustances of a case or the probable consequences of an action; cautious; prudent; wary.
Syn. -- See Cautious.
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