Definitions for unwiseʌnˈwaɪz

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unwise

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwise(adj)

    showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom

    "an unwise investor is soon impoverished"

  2. inexpedient, unwise(adj)

    not appropriate to the purpose

Wiktionary

  1. unwise(Adjective)

    Not wise; defective in wisdom; injudicious; indiscreet; foolish.

    unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures

  2. Origin: From unwis, from unwis, equivalent to . Cognate with onwijs, unweise, uvis, ovis, óvís.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwise(adj)

    not wise; defective in wisdom; injudicious; indiscreet; foolish; as, an unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unwise

    un-wīz′, adj. not wise: injudicious: foolish.—n. Unwis′dom, want of wisdom: ignorance: foolishness.—adv. Unwise′ly, not wisely or prudently.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwise in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    It is most unwise for people in love to marry

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    It is most unwise for people in love to marry.

  3. Christopher Bellew:

    It would be unwise to say the market has marked the bottom.

  4. George Eliot:

    To judge wisely, we must know how things appear to the unwise.

  5. Tim Potier:

    It would be unwise for anyone to try to predict the outcome of this election.

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