ill-advised

adjective
ill-ad·​vised | \ ˌil-əd-ˈvīzd How to pronounce ill-advised (audio) \

Definition of ill-advised

: resulting from or showing lack of wise and sufficient counsel or deliberation an ill-advised decision

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ill-advisedly \ ˌil-​əd-​ˈvī-​zəd-​lē How to pronounce ill-advisedly (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of ill-advised

circa 1593, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ill-advised was circa 1593

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“Ill-advised.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ill-advised. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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ill-advised

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English Language Learners Definition of ill-advised

: not wise or sensible

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