wariness


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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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ASTORE -- The people of district Astore here on Friday show their grievances and wariness upon illegal cutting of forest wood by unknown persons.
The release of the taped conversations of Anglo Irish bank executives taking gibes against Germany after having received bailout funds from the European Union, have added credence to German wariness to extend help to countries impacted by the euro crisis.
Investors unloaded the long-term bonds on wariness over further price falls following recent sharp drops, brokers said.
A day after winning European Union approval for a huge bank bailout and breathing space on its deficit programme, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned Parliament that Spain's future was at stake as it grapples with recession, a bloated deficit and investor wariness of its sovereign debt.
Women led the movement to more familialism, a focus on consumption, and a wariness of public life.
Summary: BRUSSELS, July 27, 2010, SPA -- Iceland began talks to join the European Union on Tuesday despite wariness about the costs involved in membership, including giving up its whaling traditions and paying off billions of euros of debts.
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.
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.
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.
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.