Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

unadvised

[uhn-uh d-vahyzd] /ˌʌn ədˈvaɪzd/
adjective
1.
without advice or counsel; uninformed:
a defendant unadvised of her legal rights.
2.
imprudent; rash; ill-advised:
He purchased a business with unadvised haste.
Origin of unadvised
1300-1350
First recorded in 1300-50, unadvised is from the Middle English word onavised. See un-1, advised
Related forms
unadvisedly
[uhn-uh d-vahy-zid-lee] /ˌʌn ədˈvaɪ zɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unadvisedness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for unadvised
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for unadvised

unadvised

/ˌʌnədˈvaɪzd/
adjective
1.
rash or unwise
2.
not having received advice
Derived Forms
unadvisedly (ˌʌnədˈvaɪzɪdlɪ) adverb
unadvisedness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for unadvised

Word Value for unadvised

0
17
Scrabble Words With Friends