Abundance Of Caution Definition

noun

Caution used to justify preemptive measures that are likely not strictly necessary (often as "out of an abundance of caution")

Although the minister is in good health, he has been hospitalized today out of an abundance of caution.
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Origin of Abundance Of Caution

  • of Latin ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION abundante cautela . See also the direct borrowing ex abundante cautela .

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