inadvisable

adjective in·ad·vis·able \ ˌi-nəd-ˈvī-zə-bəl \
|Updated on: 17 Aug 2018

Definition of inadvisable

: not advisable : not wise or prudent
  • inadvisable haste

inadvisability

play \ˌi-nəd-ˌvī-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of inadvisable in a Sentence

  1. The procedure is inadvisable because of the risks involved.

  2. It would be highly inadvisable to attempt to do this ourselves.

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First Known Use of inadvisable

1870

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INADVISABLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of inadvisable for English Language Learners

  • : not wise, sensible, or reasonable : not advisable


INADVISABLE Defined for Kids

inadvisable

adjective in·ad·vis·able \ ˌi-nəd-ˈvī-zə-bəl \

Definition of inadvisable for Students

: not wise to do : not advisable
  • It's inadvisable to drive during the storm.


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