ill-advised

[ il-uhd-vahyzd ]
/ ˈɪl ədˈvaɪzd /

adjective

acting or done without due consideration; imprudent: an ill-advised remark.

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Origin of ill-advised

First recorded in 1585–95

OTHER WORDS FROM ill-advised

ill-ad·vis·ed·ly [il-uhd-vahy-zid-lee] /ˌɪl ədˈvaɪ zɪd li/, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ill-advised

ill-advised

adjective

acting without reasonable care or thoughtyou would be ill-advised to sell your house now
badly thought out; not or insufficiently consideredan ill-advised plan of action

Derived forms of ill-advised

ill-advisedly, adverb
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