in someone's (infinite) wisdom
Definition of in someone's (infinite) wisdom
—used in an ironic way to say that someone has made a foolish choice or decision He decided, in his infinite wisdom, that it would be better to sell the house than to keep it.
Word by Word Definitions
: some person : somebody
: extending indefinitely : endless
: immeasurably or inconceivably great or extensive : inexhaustible
: subject to no limitation or external determination
: something that is infinite (as in extent, duration, or number)
: accumulated philosophical or scientific learning : knowledge
: ability to discern inner qualities and relationships : insight
: good sense : judgment
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