unadvised

[ uhn-uhd-vahyzd ]
/ ˌʌn ədˈvaɪzd /

adjective

without advice or counsel; uninformed: a defendant unadvised of her legal rights.
imprudent; rash; ill-advised: He purchased a business with unadvised haste.

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Origin of unadvised

First recorded in 1300–50, unadvised is from the Middle English word onavised.See un-1, advised

OTHER WORDS FROM unadvised

un·ad·vis·ed·ly [uhn-uhd-vahy-zid-lee], /ˌʌn ədˈvaɪ zɪd li/, adverbun·ad·vis·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unadvised

unadvised
/ (ˌʌnədˈvaɪzd) /

adjective

rash or unwise
not having received advice

Derived forms of unadvised

unadvisedly (ˌʌnədˈvaɪzɪdlɪ), adverbunadvisedness, noun
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