Definition of inadvisable
: not advisable : not wise or prudent inadvisable haste
inadvisabilityplay \ˌi-nəd-ˌvī-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
Examples of inadvisable in a Sentence
The procedure is inadvisable because of the risks involved.
It would be highly inadvisable to attempt to do this ourselves.
Recent Examples of inadvisable from the Web
Some observers fear that this move would so irritate the Chinese government as to make secondary sanctions inadvisable.
Crossing Cochran and Inouye is inadvisable, given their considerable power of the purse.
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First Known Use of inadvisable
INADVISABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inadvisable for English Language Learners
: not wise, sensible, or reasonable : not advisable
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Definition of inadvisable for Students
: not wise to do : not advisable It's inadvisable to drive during the storm.
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