un·​ad·​vised | \ ˌən-əd-ˈvīzd How to pronounce unadvised (audio) \

Definition of unadvised

1 : done without due consideration : rash unadvised and dangerous dealings with the terrorists
2 : not prudent : ill-advised done with unadvised haste

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unadvisedly \ ˌən-​əd-​ˈvī-​zəd-​lē How to pronounce unadvisedly (audio) \ adverb

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And given Russia's goals in Syria are different from the United States' goals, sharing such information seemed an odd choice, at best, and highly unadvised, at worst. 4. Aaron Blake, Washington Post, "Here’s what President Trump has done for Russia," 21 July 2017

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First Known Use of unadvised

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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