un·​wis·​dom | \ ˌən-ˈwiz-dəm How to pronounce unwisdom (audio) \

Definition of unwisdom

: lack of wisdom : foolishness, folly

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Examples of unwisdom in a Sentence

you find both wisdom and unwisdom in his writings, and it's your job to discover which is which
Recent Examples on the Web In recent years, experts have tried many ways to convince vaccine-refusers the unwisdom of their choice. David Brown, chicagotribune.com, "Will measles stage a larger comeback in the U.S.?," 2 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unwisdom

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unwisdom.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unwisdom. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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