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inadvisable

[in-uh d-vahy-zuh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. not advisable; inexpedient; unwise.
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Origin of inadvisable

First recorded in 1865–70; in-3 + advisable
Related formsin·ad·vis·a·bil·i·ty, in·ad·vis·a·ble·ness, nounin·ad·vis·a·bly, adverb

Synonyms

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imprudent, impolitic, risky.

Antonyms

advisable, prudent, expedient.
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British Dictionary definitions for inadvisably

inadvisable

adjective
  1. not advisable; not recommended
  2. unwise; imprudent
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Derived Formsinadvisability or inadvisableness, nouninadvisably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inadvisably

inadvisable

adj.

1819, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + advisable.

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