ill-conceived

adjective

Definition of ill-conceived

: badly planned : not showing good judgment an ill-conceived attempt to save money

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“Ill-conceived.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ill-conceived. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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