/ɪnˈkɔʃən/ (say in'kawshuhn)

lack of caution; heedlessness; carelessness.
{in-3 + caution}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Incaution — In*cau tion, n. Lack of caution. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incaution — index disregard (unconcern), inconsideration, indiscretion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • incaution — [in kô′shən] n. lack of caution …   English World dictionary

  • incaution — noun /ɪnˈkɔːʃən/ A lack of caution. Lest through incaution failing, thou mayst be / A joy to others, a reproach to me …   Wiktionary

  • incaution — incautious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ heedless of potential problems or risks. DERIVATIVES incaution noun incautiously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • incaution — noun Date: circa 1720 lack of caution ; heedlessness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • incaution — /in kaw sheuhn/, n. lack of caution; heedlessness; carelessness. [1705 15; IN 3 + CAUTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • incaution — n. carelessness, rashness, hastiness, lack of caution …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incaution — in·caution …   English syllables

  • incaution — noun the trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger • Syn: ↑incautiousness • Ant: ↑caution • Derivationally related forms: ↑incautious (for: ↑incautiousness) …   Useful english dictionary

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