English dictionary definition of:



  • exercising caution or showing care or attention
  • unhurried and with care and dignity
  • mindful of the future in spending money
  • cautiously attentive
  • full of cares or anxiety


deliberate heedful measured thrifty

Scrabble score for careful

Scrabble score = 12

generated at 22:19:25 on 20-10-19

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