See more synonyms for ill-advised on

Origin of ill-advised

First recorded in 1585–95
Related formsill-ad·vis·ed·ly [il-uhd-vahy-zid-lee] /ˌɪl ədˈvaɪ zɪd li/, adverb

Synonyms for ill-advised

See more synonyms for on Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for ill-advised

Contemporary Examples of ill-advised

Historical Examples of ill-advised

British Dictionary definitions for ill-advised


  1. acting without reasonable care or thoughtyou would be ill-advised to sell your house now
  2. badly thought out; not or insufficiently consideredan ill-advised plan of action
Derived Formsill-advisedly, adverb
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