circumspect - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈsɜː(r)kəmˌspekt/
  1. thinking carefully about something before you say or do it

    a circumspect response

    circumspect about:

    Officials were very circumspect about possible causes of the accident.

derived words

circumspection

 

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/ˌsɜː(r)kəmˈspekʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]