KJV Dictionary Definition: circumspect


CIRCUMSPECT, a. Literally, looking on all sides; looking round. Hence,

Cautious; prudent; watchful on all sides; examining carefully all the circumstances that may affect a determination, or a measure to be adopted.


CIRCUMSPECTION, n. Caution; attention to all the facts and circumstances of a case, and to the natural or probable consequences of a measure, with a view to a correct course of conduct, or to avoid danger.


CIRCUMSPECTIVE, a. Looking round every way; cautious; careful of consequences; watchful of danger.


CIRCUMSPECTIVELY, adv. Cautiously; vigilantly; heedfully; with watchfulness to guard against danger.


CIRCUMSPECTNESS, n. Caution; circumspection; vigilance in guarding against evil from every quarter.