Examples of unwise in a Sentence
It would be unwise to buy a house now.
made the unwise decision to invest in a brand-new company
Recent Examples of unwise from the Web
European foreign ministers said Monday the embassy move was unwise and likely to exacerbate tensions.
Regardless of the validity of such rumours, clearly such a rash move to replace Morata so early would be unwise.
In retrospect, perhaps the administration of a flea medication was unwise.
To some Republican strategists, waving the bloody shirt of impeachment is unwise — at least this early in the election season.
His comments were likely unwise—existing as statements pertaining, if tangentially, to an ongoing investigation—and were certainly as hypocritical as spectators have come to expect.
But exaggerating these conflicts seems very unwise.
Such a decision was puzzling, to be honest, and unwise.
The fact that this particular project is trying to fund itself based on Bushnell’s name despite the recent controversies is perhaps even more unwise.
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absurd, asinine, balmy, brainless, cockeyed, crackpot, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dippy, dotty, fatuous, featherheaded, fool, foolish, half-baked, half-witted, harebrained, inept, insane, jerky, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, lunkheaded, mad, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, screwball, senseless, silly, simpleminded, stupid, tomfool, wacky (also whacky), weak-minded, witless, zany;
airheaded, birdbrained, brain-dead, chowderheaded, chuckleheaded, clueless, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, feebleminded, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), mindless, moronic, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, thoughtless, thick, thickheaded, unintelligent, vacuous, witless;
out to lunch;
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Definition of unwise for English Language Learners
: not intelligent or wise
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