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the condition of being alert

careful forethought to avoid harm or risk

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the trait of being cautious and watchful

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I don't want to be sheepish but lots of planets in gentle Pisces at the start of this month suggest a waftiness rather than a wariness.
This often-wry book, whose title comes from a case of mistaken identity, is part autobiography and part career guide, written from the perspective of one who has lived on both sides of the fence and maintains a healthy wariness of each.
Wariness because the various entities that will help make this digital book revolution possible may not always respect the rights and expectations that readers, authors, booksellers and librarians built up, and defended, over generations of experience with physical books.
Summary: German banks and companies have announced wariness over fresh Iran sanctions, German business daily Handelsblatt reported Tuesday.
born singer-songwriter's tunes of weariness and wariness .
According to the study, a modest level of predator dietary wariness can lead to the maintenance of large numbers distinct prey forms within a single species.
The move follows reports of increasing wariness among banks to take on exposure to renewable energy firms.
The tomato scare may be over, but it has taken a toll: its cost the industry an estimated $100 million and left millions of people with a new wariness about the safety of everyday foods.
She pulled out of thriller Transsiberian in 2006 - but her 18-month recovery was kept secret due to Hollywood wariness of illness.
36 from the previous day's close, as selling was stirred by profit-taking and wariness over high prices.
No surprise that I grew up with a built-in wariness of all things German.
The paper shows how the complex, multifaceted dimensions of care, control and change interweave with professional differences in care proceedings: care for children, parents and social workers; struggles for control against the court, the other parties and sometimes the other professionals on one's own side; and responsiveness to change set against wariness about 'lawyers' deals' and undue risk to children.
Mum, on the right, eyes the proceedings with a certain wariness.
As natural and creature troubles threaten to lead to genocide, individuals realize the need to overcome their wariness and to collaborate with others who are unfamiliar to them.
Tolle suggested the continuing difficulty in getting accurate information about the extent of the losses caused by Katrina has engendered a certain wariness at Baden-Baden.