unwise

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adjective un·wise \ˌən-ˈwīz\

Definition of unwise

  1. :  lacking wisdom or good sense :  foolish, imprudent

unwisely

adverb

Examples of unwise in a sentence

  1. It would be unwise to buy a house now.

  2. <made the unwise decision to invest in a brand-new company>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of unwise

before 12th century


UNWISE Defined for English Language Learners

unwise

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adjective un·wise \ˌən-ˈwīz\

Definition of unwise for English Language Learners

  • : not intelligent or wise


UNWISE Defined for Kids

unwise

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adjective un·wise \ˌən-ˈwīz\

Definition of unwise for Students

  1. :  foolish an unwise decision

unwisely

adverb


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