against one's better judgment

idiom

Definition of against one's better judgment

: contrary to what one thinks is best I agreed to let him join us, even though it was against my better judgment.

Learn More About against one's better judgment

Dictionary Entries Near against one's better judgment

against one's advice

against one's better judgment

against one's will

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for against one's better judgment

Cite this Entry

“Against one's better judgment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/against%20one%27s%20better%20judgment. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!