showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom
"an unwise investor is soon impoverished"
not appropriate to the purpose
Not wise; defective in wisdom; injudicious; indiscreet; foolish.
unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures
Origin: From unwis, from unwis, equivalent to . Cognate with onwijs, unweise, uvis, ovis, óvís.
not wise; defective in wisdom; injudicious; indiscreet; foolish; as, an unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-wīz′, adj. not wise: injudicious: foolish.—n. Unwis′dom, want of wisdom: ignorance: foolishness.—adv. Unwise′ly, not wisely or prudently.
The numerical value of unwise in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of unwise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is most unwise for people in love to marry
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
It would be unwise to say the market has marked the bottom.
To judge wisely, we must know how things appear to the unwise.
It would be unwise for anyone to try to predict the outcome of this election.
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