adjective \-ˈwīz\

: not intelligent or wise

Full Definition of UNWISE

:  lacking wisdom or good sense :  foolish, imprudent
un·wise·ly adverb

Examples of UNWISE

  1. It would be unwise to buy a house now.
  2. <made the unwise decision to invest in a brand-new company>

First Known Use of UNWISE

before 12th century


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