Definition of cautiousness in US English:

cautiousness

noun

  • See cautious

    • ‘His foreign policy was characterised by cautiousness and a patient wait-and-see attitude.’
    • ‘I understand the cautiousness of parents: I am one.’
    • ‘While his voice was hardly dissenting, it was heavy with cautiousness and pragmatism.’
    • ‘But I think there are many reasons for cautiousness and carefulness.’
    • ‘Such cautiousness suggests a Prime Minister who no longer dares make too many enemies.’

Pronunciation

cautiousness

/ˈkɔʃəsnəs//ˈkôSHəsnəs/