Circumspectness Cir"cum*spect"ness, n. Vigilance in guarding against evil from every quarter; caution. [1913 Webster]

[Travel] forces circumspectness on those abroad, who at home are nursed in security. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]

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