careful careful  /ˈkɛr fəl/


  1. (adj) exercising caution or showing care or attention
  2. (adj) cautiously attentive
  3. (adj) unhurried and with care and dignity
  4. (adj) full of cares or anxiety
  5. (adj) mindful of the future in spending money



  1. Be careful of people of the other sex.
  2. He had, by careful observation, learned many of the complex rules of the game.
  3. The most careful and accurate of these experiments was carried out by Albert Michelson and Edward Morley at the Case Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1887.


  1. Dow, ConocoPhillips Spar Over LNG Exports

    Manufacturers need five years to ramp up domestic plants being built to take advantage of America's glut of cheap shale gas, according to a Dow Chemical executive, and the country should be careful not to undercut them by depleting that supply with exports.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Local firefighters are urging smokers to be careful

    Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Moorhead firefighters are again urging smokers to be more careful when discarding cigarettes.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WDAY 6 Fargo

  3. Be Careful About Getting Too Excited Over Tech Releases

    Be Careful About Getting Too Excited Over Tech Releases        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool


  1. Microsoft's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, said: "Despite our best efforts, including raising our bid by roughly $5bn, Yahoo has not moved toward accepting our offer. After careful consideration, we believe the economics demanded by Yahoo do not...
    on May 4, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source:

  2. In a statement released through his agent, McCarron said: "After two days of careful contemplation I have decided to release this statement in hopes of setting the record straight. On Jan. 28, I was interviewed by Ron Kroichick of the San Francisco...
    on Feb 1, 2010 By: Scott McCarron Source: (blog)

  3. "We have to be very careful, as we are trying to move toward the establishment of a Palestinian state, (about) actions and statements that erode confidence," Rice said. "This is a very delicate time."
    on Oct 14, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source:

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