overcautious overcautious


  • (adj) unnecessarily cautious


  1. The present chastening can't mean turning into a nation of overcautious, unambitious scaredy-cats.
  2. To Zealot Sparkes, such speculation is overcautious.
  3. I was never an overcautious man.


  • Ghost Of 1929 Re-Appears - Pay Attention To The Signals

    Submitted by Anthony Mirhaydari via The Burning Platform blog ,   Crowd of people gather outside the New York Stock Exchange following the Crash of 1929. They say those who forget the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them. As a student of market history, I’ve seen that maxim made true time and again. The cycle swings fear back to greed. The overcautious become the overzealous. And at the ...
    on December 8, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge


  1. "I don't think we're overcautious or overaggressive," pitching coach Rich Dubee said. "I think we're being wise. We're pretty much right on schedule from when people thought he might be throwing."
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: Rich Dubee Source: MLB.com

  2. "Last year we faced the Angels in the first round and I think I was a little bit overcautious about all the little things they were going to do," Matsuzaka said. "So this year I just want to pitch the way that I can and not worry too much...
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: Daisuke Matsuzaka Source: Boston Herald

  3. "I'm not concerned," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "As I said on Wednesday, it was so minor and he didn't feel anything the day before. We're just being overcautious and overprotective."
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Joe Girardi Source: MLB.com

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