Etymology
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carefulness (n.)

Old English carfulnys "anxiety, solicitude;" see careful + -ness. Meaning "heedfulness, caution" is in late Old English.

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Definitions of carefulness

carefulness (n.)
the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger;
Synonyms: caution / cautiousness
carefulness (n.)
the quality of being careful and painstaking;
I admired the carefulness of his work
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