Simple Definition of unwise
: not intelligent or wise
Examples of unwise in a sentence
It would be unwise to buy a house now.
<made the unwise decision to invest in a brand-new company>
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of unwise
before 12th century
Rhymes with unwise
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