ill-advised

  • 1 ill-advised — ill ad vised adj not sensible or not wise and likely to cause problems in the future ill advised to do sth ▪ You would be ill advised to go out alone at night. ▪ ill advised remarks >ill advisedly [ ədˈvaızdıli] adv …

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  • 2 ill-advised — ill ad|vised [ ,ı ləd vaızd ] adjective likely to have a bad effect: a plan that is ill advised and destructive ill advised comments …

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  • 3 ill-advised — ill′ advised′ adj. acting or done without due consideration; imprudent: an ill advised remark[/ex] • Etymology: 1585–95 ill advis′edly, adv …

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  • 4 ill-advised — [adj] unwise, not thought out brash, confused, foolhardy, foolish, half baked*, hotheaded*, ill considered, ill judged, impolitic, imprudent, inappropriate, incautious, inconsiderate, indiscreet, inexpedient, injudicious, madcap*, misguided, off… …

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  • 5 ill-advised — I adjective disadvantageous, foolish, hasty, ill considered, ill judged, impolitic, imprudent, inadvisable, inappropriate, inconsiderate, inconsultus, inconvenient, inexpedient, infelicitous, injudicious, inopportune, irresponsible, misadvised,… …

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  • 6 ill-advised — ill advisedly /il euhd vuy zid lee/, adv. /il euhd vuyzd /, adj. acting or done without due consideration; imprudent: an ill advised remark. [1585 95] Syn. unwise, shortsighted, ill judged, senseless. * * * …

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  • 7 ill-advised — [il′əd vīzd′] adj. showing or resulting from a lack of sound advice or careful consideration; unwise ill advisedly [il′ədvī′zid lē] adv …

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  • 8 ill-advised — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unwise or badly thought out …

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  • 9 ill-advised — adj. ill advised to + inf. (you would be ill advised not to invite both of them) * * * [ˌɪləd vaɪzd] ill advised to + inf. (you would be ill advised not to invite both of them) …

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  • 10 ill-advised — ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to inf If you describe something that someone does as ill advised, you mean that it is not sensible or wise. They would be ill advised to do this... She said Mr Baker s remarks had been ill advised... We deplore this… …

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  • 11 ill-advised — adjective not sensible or not wise and likely to cause problems in the future: an ill advised response to the crisis | you would be ill advised to do sth (=used to advise someone not to do something stupid): You would be ill advised to lend him… …

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  • 12 ill-advised — adjective without careful prior deliberation or counsel ill advised efforts it would be ill advised to accept the offer took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations • Syn: ↑unadvised • Ant: ↑well advised …

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  • 13 ill-advised — UK [ˌɪl ədˈvaɪzd] / US adjective likely to have a bad effect a plan that is ill advised and destructive ill advised comments …

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  • 14 ill-advised — adjective an ill advised business venture Syn: unwise, injudicious, misguided, imprudent, ill considered, ill judged, impolitic; foolhardy, foolish, hare brained, rash, reckless, irresponsible; informal crazy, idiotic, crackpot, madcap Ant …

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  • 15 ill-advised — adjective Date: circa 1592 resulting from or showing lack of wise and sufficient counsel or deliberation < an ill advised decision > • ill advisedly adverb …

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  • 16 ill-advised — Synonyms and related words: a bit previous, advanced, automatic, bad, botched, brash, bungled, butchered, casual, far ahead, forward, fumbled, futile, gut, half baked, half cocked, hasty, hotheaded, ill considered, ill contrived, ill devised, ill …

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  • 17 ill-advised — adj 1. imprudent, incautious, indiscreeti inappropriate, unseemly, unsuitable, irresponsible, foolish; injudicious, ill judged, inexpedient, unwise, ill considered, ill suited, impolitic, unadvised, unadvisable; misguided, miscounseled, wrong… …

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  • 18 ill-advised — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unwise, imprudent. See folly. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. foolish, unwise, imprudent, ill considered; see rash , stupid1 , wrong 3 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. unwise, imprudent, misguided,… …

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  • 19 ill-advised — adjective not wise or prudent. Derivatives ill advisedly adverb …

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  • 20 ill-advised — a. Injudicious, unwise, imprudent, foolish, ill judged …

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