Carefully meaning

As he was a politician, he discussed all subjects carefully, not offending anyone.

He carefully studied the papers, while planning his next move.

He carefully avoided the subject all evening.

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Origin of carefully

  • From Middle English carfulli, carefulliche, from Old English cearfullīċe, carfullīċe (“carefully, diligently”), equivalent to careful +‎ -ly.

    From Wiktionary