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[uhn-wiz-duh m] /ʌnˈwɪz dəm/
lack of wisdom; folly; rashness; recklessness:
an act of unwisdom.
Origin of unwisdom
before 900; Middle English; Old English unwīsdōm. See un-1, wisdom Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He was patient with the girl's unwisdom in the ways of the sea.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • But ill-fortune, and it must be confessed some unwisdom, marked his government.

  • My mother in her dear unwisdom of faith and hope magnifies the value of it.

  • I am speaking of the unwisdom of assuming all women to be perfect.

    Tea-Table Talk Jerome K. Jerome
  • And if not needed the unwisdom of such an extension can scarcely be questioned.

    On the Firing Line in Education Adoniram Judson Ladd
  • I am only concerned with the unwisdom of having called them into existence.

    Mystic London: Charles Maurice Davies
  • The unwisdom of the surrender was afterwards made too apparent.

    The Great Company

    Beckles Willson
  • I do not consent to his reading of my unwisdom and unworthiness.

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • He had learned the unwisdom of discounting wild men's instincts.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

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