injudicious

adjective
in·​ju·​di·​cious | \ ˌin-jü-ˈdi-shəs How to pronounce injudicious (audio) \

Definition of injudicious

: not judicious : indiscreet, unwise injudicious outbursts

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Other Words from injudicious

injudiciously adverb
injudiciousness noun

Examples of injudicious in a Sentence

He made several injudicious comments to the press. lost a job because of an injudicious comment regarding the boss's toupee

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Interpreting the Qur’an exclusively by reference to its text without invoking outside or later sources is injudicious and unhistorical. . Christopher Carroll, WSJ, "The Crescent Rising," 4 Oct. 2017 To hardware grognards, the dangers of injudicious firmware fiddling are well-known but Apple’s made the process of updating simple and straightforward — at least for those who toe the line. Rob Beschizza, WIRED, "What The Hack? iPhone Hacking Terms Explained," 14 Oct. 2007 One wonders whether Sen. Schumer would characterize the injudicious comments of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about presidential candidate Donald Trump last year as falling within the mainstream. WSJ, "Enlighten Us, What Is Mainstream Today?," 16 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of injudicious

1649, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of injudicious was in 1649

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injudicious

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of injudicious

formal : not having or showing good judgment : not sensible or judicious

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