[in-uh d-vahy-zuh-buh l]
- not advisable; inexpedient; unwise.
Origin of inadvisable
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imprudent, impolitic, risky.
advisable, prudent, expedient.
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Examples from the Web for inadvisable
Swift as were his mental processes, he felt that a longer silence was inadvisable.Victory
He wanted to suggest to Manager Fogg that making the change just then would be inadvisable.Blow The Man Down
It is inadvisable to talk to small children of studying a story.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10
Charles Herbert Sylvester
If the position on the military crest is conspicuous, it is inadvisable.Manual of Military Training
James A. Moss
Yes, but the thing is inadvisable now, for Shaw has been warned.Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone
G. Harvey Ralphson
- not advisable; not recommended
- unwise; imprudent
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Word Origin and History for inadvisable
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