Definitions for unwiseʌnˈwaɪz

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

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Unwise(adj)

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


Translations for unwise

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for unwise »

Translation

Find a translation for the unwise definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these unwise definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"unwise." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 20 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/unwise>.

Are we missing a good definition for unwise? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for unwise:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.