guarded
I adjective alert, attentive, awake, aware, careful, cautious, cautus, chary, circumspect, circumspectus, conservative, defended, discreet, fenced, heedful, in custody, noncommittal, protected, prudent, reserved, reticent, safe, safeguarded, secured, sheltered, shielded, shy, suspicious, under surveillance, vigilant, wary, watched over, watchful II index alert (vigilant), careful, circumspect, controlled (restrained), discreet, inarticulate, intimate, leery, noncommittal, politic, preventive, prudent, safe, secure (free from danger), taciturn, vigilant

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  • Guarded — «Guarded» Сингл Disturbed из альбома Ten Thous …   Википедия

  • guarded — UK US /ˈgɑːdɪd/ adjective ► careful not to give too much information or show how you really feel: »a guarded response »Conversation on the trading floor tends to be polite but guarded. ► protected from being known, found, harmed, or taken:… …   Financial and business terms

  • Guarded — Guard ed, a. Cautious; wary; circumspect; as, he was guarded in his expressions; framed or uttered with caution; as, his expressions were guarded. {Guard edly}, adv. {Guard ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guarded — [gär′did] adj. 1. kept safe; watched over and protected; defended 2. kept from escape or trouble; held in check; supervised 3. cautious; noncommittal [a guarded reply ] ☆ 4. serious and of uncertain prognosis [a patient in guarded condition]… …   English World dictionary

  • guarded — guarded; un·guarded; …   English syllables

  • guarded — c.1500, pp. adj. from GUARD (Cf. guard) (v.). Meaning reserved and cautious in speech, behavior, etc. is from 1728. Related: Guardedly; guardedness …   Etymology dictionary

  • guarded — [adj] suspicious attentive, cagey, calculating, canny, careful, cautious, chary, circumspect, discreet, gingerly, leery, noncommittal, on the lookout*, overcautious, prudent, reserved, restrained, reticent, safe, vigilant, wary, watchful, with… …   New thesaurus

  • guarded — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ cautious and having possible reservations. DERIVATIVES guardedly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Guarded — Infobox Single Name = Guarded Artist = Disturbed from Album = Ten Thousand Fists Released = June 28, 2005 flagicon|United States Format = CD Recorded = 2005 Genre = Alternative metal, heavy metal Length = 3:22 Label = Reprise Producer = Johnny K… …   Wikipedia

  • guarded — [[t]gɑ͟ː(r)dɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as guarded, you mean that they are careful not to show their feelings or give away information. The boy gave him a guarded look... In the office, Dr. Lahey seemed less guarded, more relaxed.… …   English dictionary

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