Word of the day: circumspect
Definition: adj. wary, cautious; taking everything into account.
Etymology: ME f. L circumspicere circumspect- (as CIRCUM-, specere spect- look) (more…)
from Oxford: circumspect
adj. wary, cautious; taking everything into account.
Derivatives: circumspection n. circumspectly adv.
Etymology: ME f. L circumspicere circumspect- (as CIRCUM-, specere spect- look)
from Wordnet: circumspect
adj : heedful of potential consequences; “circumspect actions”; “physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use”; “a discreet investor” [syn: discreet]
Quote of the day: A friend doesn’t go on a diet because you are fat. by Erma Bombeck
Birthday of the day: Zhengtong; Zhu Qizhen ( 29 November 1427 – 23 February 1464) was an emperor of the Ming Dynasty. He ruled as the Zhengtong Emperor (正統 IPA: [tʂɤ̂ŋtʰʊ̀ŋ]) from 1435 to 1449, and as the Tianshun Emperor from 1457 to 1464. His first era name means ‘Right governance’ and the second one means ‘Obedient to Heaven’.