Pronunciation of Wariness
/w_ˈeə_ɹ_ɪ_n_ə_s/, /wˈe͡əɹɪnəs/, /wˈeəɹɪnəs/
Antonyms for wariness:
impetuousness, incaution, inconsiderateness, inattention, indifference, brashness, neglect, suddenness, thoughtlessness, unwariness, disregard, omission, oversight, ignorance, precipitousness, abruptness, heedlessness, slight, carelessness, negligence, remissness, incautiousness, inconsideration.
Usage examples for wariness:
- It was the wariness produced by his ever present danger, that had become habitual to him; the habit of restlessness formed in dark dungeons, expecting hourly to see the door open, to be beaten like a dog, or led off between a double file of muskets to the square of execution; the habit of living perpetually watched, of feeling in every country the espionage of the police around him, the habit of being awoke in the middle of the night in his wretched room in some inn by the order to leave at once; the unrest of the ancient Asheverus, who, as soon as he could enjoy a moment's rest, heard the eternal cry-" Go on. - "The Shadow of the Cathedral", Vicente Blasco Ibañez.
- They were men of great bravery, of undaunted loyalty, of great wariness, and filled with the spirit of dashing adventure. - "The Boy With the U. S. Foresters", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
- She followed the lead given her, but she made up her mind to know what it was about her neighbor, Mr. Bannister, the sheep herder, that needed to be handled with such wariness and circumspection of speech. - "Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West", William MacLeod Raine.