[uhn-uh d-vahyzd]
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  1. without advice or counsel; uninformed: a defendant unadvised of her legal rights.
  2. imprudent; rash; ill-advised: He purchased a business with unadvised haste.

Origin of unadvised

First recorded in 1300–50, unadvised is from the Middle English word onavised. See un-1, advised
Related formsun·ad·vis·ed·ly [uhn-uh d-vahy-zid-lee] /ˌʌn ədˈvaɪ zɪd li/, adverbun·ad·vis·ed·ness, noun
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  1. rash or unwise
  2. not having received advice
Derived Formsunadvisedly (ˌʌnədˈvaɪzɪdlɪ), adverbunadvisedness, noun
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