Synonyms of 'unwary'
not careful or cautious and therefore likely to be harmedThe hilly roads were slick enough to cause unwary drivers to skid.
She's careless about her personal hygiene.
Don't do anything rash until the feelings subside.
He is charged with causing death by reckless driving.
Let's not be hasty.
It was thoughtless of her to mention it.
He was tricked by a reporter into an unguarded comment.
He is notoriously indiscreet about his private life.
an imprudent investment he made many years ago
She scattered the letters about in her heedless haste.
In case you think I was incautious, take a look at the map.
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in the sense of hasty
done too quickly and without thoughtLet's not be hasty.
in the sense of heedless
taking no noticeShe scattered the letters about in her heedless haste.
in the sense of imprudent
not carefully thought outan imprudent investment he made many years ago
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