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judicious, wise, headyadjective
marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
"judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
Having, or characterized by, good judgment or sound thinking
Etymology: Based on judicieux, itself based on iudicium.
of or relating to a court; judicial
directed or governed by sound judgment; having sound judgment; wise; prudent; sagacious; discreet
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jōō-dish′us, adj. according to sound judgment: possessing sound judgment: discreet.—adv. Judic′iously.—n. Judic′iousness. [Fr. judicieux—Low L. judiciosus—L. judicium.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. A state of mind wherein things are weighed in an imponderable scale; a conjunction of two negatives in a void. 2. To be wanting in foolishness, character or brains. 3. An exquisite and delicate perception of the difference between two things that are exactly alike, or the total unlikeness between two things that are absolutely different. 4. An umbrella to be carried on clear days as well as on rainy ones, thus protecting the possessor from everything. 5. To lie flat on your puss while the juggernaut of Opinion goes over you; to stand perfectly still between two streetcars going in opposite directions. 6. To see what's coming and avoid it by taking all sides.
The numerical value of judicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of judicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of judicious in a Sentence
Judicious use of water can save India from future calamities.
The advice of friends must be received with a judicious reserve we must not give ourselves up to it and follow it blindly, whether right or wrong.
There are a lot of negative stereotypes associated with chiropractors, i’ve had chiropractor colleagues who have worked on me who are good and judicious. But, unfortunately, there are those who are cavalier.
There is the grand truth about Nathaniel Hawthorne. He says NO! in thunder; but the Devil himself cannot make him say yes. For all men who say yes, lie; and all men who say no,why, they are in the happy condition of judicious, unincumbered travellers in Europe; they cross the frontiers into Eternity with nothing but a carpet-bag,that is to say, the Ego. Whereas those yes-gentry, they travel with heaps of baggage, and, damn them! they will never get through the Custom House.
It is fair to say that the United States and our coalition partners are being judicious about deciding which individuals to send into the program, clearly, that number is not enough.
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