- proper to be suggested or recommended; desirable or wise, as a course of action: Is it advisable for me to write to him?
- open to or desirous of advice.
Origin of advisable
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1. expedient, politic, proper, fit, suitable, prudent, sensible, judicious.
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Examples from the Web for advisability
While we were discussing the advisability of my departure Geneviève reappeared in the doorway without her bonnet.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show
Robert W. Chambers
February 20, 2014
We should never begin to consider the advisability of submitting to it.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Then for days he considered the advisability of such a move.Once to Every Man
For one moment Wilson considered the advisability of springing for him.The Web of the Golden Spider
Frederick Orin Bartlett
He had not thought of doing so, but the advisability of such a step at once appealed to him.A Great Man
The necessity for and the advisability of spraying have already been pointed out.Apple Growing
M. C. Burritt
- worthy of recommendation; prudent; sensible
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Word Origin and History for advisability
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