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inadvisable

[ in-uhd-vahy-zuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn ədˈvaɪ zə bəl /
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adjective

not advisable; inexpedient; unwise.

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Origin of inadvisable

First recorded in 1865–70; in-3 + advisable

OTHER WORDS FROM inadvisable

in·ad·vis·a·bil·i·ty, in·ad·vis·a·ble·ness, nounin·ad·vis·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inadvisable

inadvisable
/ (ˌɪnədˈvaɪzəbəl) /

adjective

not advisable; not recommended
unwise; imprudent

Derived forms of inadvisable

inadvisability or inadvisableness, nouninadvisably, adverb
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