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Definitions for unwise
ʌnˈwaɪzun·wise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwiseadjective

    showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom

    "an unwise investor is soon impoverished"

  2. inexpedient, unwiseadjective

    not appropriate to the purpose

Wiktionary

  1. unwiseadjective

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

    unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwiseadjective

    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.

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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

Examples of unwise in a Sentence

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    It is most unwise for people in love to marry.

  2. Christopher Bellew:

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

  3. Andrew Young:

    Look at those they call unfortunate and at a closer view, you'll find many of them are unwise.

  4. Phil Scott:

    I feel it is important in a democracy for all voices to be heard, while the Liberty Union Party is not as well established as the major parties, it would be unwise to overlook the candidates that run in statewide elections.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Wrong choices and unwise decisions result in failure and regret.

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