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uncautious

UNCAU'TIOUS, a. Not cautious; not wary; heedless. [Incautious is now generally used.]




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UNCAU'TIOUS, a. Not cautious; not wary; heedless. [Incautious is now generally used.]


UN-CAU'TIOUS, a.

Not cautious; not wary; heedless. [Incautious is now generally used.] Dryden.


Un*cau"tious
  1. Incautious.
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Uncautious

UNCAU'TIOUS, adjective Not cautious; not wary; heedless. [Incautious is now generally used.]

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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toast

TOAST, v.t. [L. tostus.]

1. To dry and scorch by the heat of a fire; as, to toast bread or cheese. [It is chiefly limited in its application to these two articles.]

2. To warm thoroughly; as, to toast the feet. [Not much used.]

3. To name when a health is drank; to drink to the health in honor of; as, to toast a lady. Addison writes "to toast the health;" a form of expression I believe not now used.

TOAST, n. Bread dried and scorched by the fire; or such bread dipped in melted butter, or in some liquor. Dry toast is bread scorched, or it is scorched bread with butter spread upon it. Soft toast is made by immersing toasted bread in melted butter, and called dipped toast.

1. A female whose health is drank in honor or respect.

The wise man's passion, and the vain man's toast.

2. He or that which is named in honor in drinking.

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