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Evasive vs Cautious - What's the difference?

evasive | cautious | Related terms |

Evasive is a related term of cautious.


As adjectives the difference between evasive and cautious

is that evasive is while cautious is careful; using or exercising caution; tentative.

evasive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.
  • Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action .
  • Synonyms

    * elusive, slippery, shifty, cagey, elusory, sly, noncommital * unclear, vague, equivocal, ambiguous * tricky, deceitful, devious

    Derived terms

    * (l) * (l)

    cautious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • careful; using or exercising caution; tentative
  • He took a few cautious steps out the door.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * neglecting * careless

    Derived terms

    * overcautious