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ill-advised

adjective

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showing poor judgment especially in personal relationships or social situations
  • an ill-advised criticism of the boss at a company function

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The first known use of ill-advised was circa 1593

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“Ill-advised.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ill-advised. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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