injudicious

[in-joo-dish-uh s]

adjective

not judicious; showing lack of judgment; unwise; imprudent; indiscreet: an injudicious decision.

Origin of injudicious

First recorded in 1640–50; in-3 + judicious
Related formsin·ju·di·cious·ly, adverbin·ju·di·cious·ness, noun
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injudicious

adjective

not discreet; imprudent
Derived Formsinjudiciously, adverbinjudiciousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for injudiciously

injudicious

adj.

1640s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + judicious. Related: Injudiciously.

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