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unwise

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adjective un·wise \-ˈwīz\

Simple Definition of unwise

  • : not intelligent or wise

Full Definition of unwise

  1. :  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>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of unwise

before 12th century


UNWISE Defined for Kids

unwise

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adjective un·wise \ˌən-ˈwīz\

Definition of unwise

  1. :  foolish <an unwise decision>

un·wise·ly adverb




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