Definitions for ill-advised

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. acting or done without due consideration; imprudent:

    an ill-advised remark.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-advised, unadvised(adj)

    without careful prior deliberation or counsel

    "ill-advised efforts"; "it would be ill-advised to accept the offer"; "took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ill-advised(adjective)ɪl

    unwise, foolish

    You'd be ill-advised to go into that part of town.; ill-advised comments


  1. ill-advised(Adjective)

    Carried out without the benefit of wise counsel or careful deliberation, or carried out with unwise counsel


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