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advisable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of advisable

  1. suitable for bringing about a desired result under the circumstances it's never advisable to ride double on a bicycle Synonyms of advisable expedient, desirable, judicious, politic, prudent, tactical, wiseWords Related to advisable advantageous, beneficial, profitable; useful, utilitarian; feasible, possible, practicable, practical; opportune, seasonable, timely; opportunistic, self-seekingNear Antonyms of advisable impractical, profitless, unfeasible, unprofitable; inopportune, unseasonable, untimelyAntonyms of advisable impolitic, imprudent, inadvisable, inexpedient, injudicious, unwise

Synonym Discussion of advisable

expedient, politic, advisable mean dictated by practical or prudent motives. expedient usually implies what is immediately advantageous without regard for ethics or consistent principles.
    • a politically expedient decision
politic stresses judiciousness and tactical value but usually implies some lack of candor or sincerity.
    • a politic show of interest
advisable applies to what is practical, prudent, or advantageous but lacks the derogatory implication of expedient and politic.
    • sometimes it's advisable to say nothing

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