Origin of unwise
OTHER WORDS FROM unwiseun·wise·ly, adverbun·wise·ness, noun
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How to use unwise in a sentence
They also assert that a number of unwise exemptions—plus a lack of enforcement and public awareness—have limited the program’s effectiveness.Worker advocates push to extend COVID-related emergency paid leave program|lbelanger225|December 18, 2020|Fortune
William Banks, professor at Syracuse University College of Law, said that sending uniformed troops to the polls, including the Guard, would be unwise.How the National Guard could play a role in the election|Rachel Schallom|October 30, 2020|Fortune
It would be unwise for Democrats to end the filibuster assuming Republicans wouldn’t develop an agenda to take advantage of its absence.
Even when it’s possible to estimate the risk, the authors still say it’s unwise to put too much faith in these predictions.AI Behaving Badly: New Model Could Help AI Make More Ethical Choices|Edd Gent|July 6, 2020|Singularity Hub
I think you could ask the question whether they’re really unwise or not.
When people accused of something make smart legal decisions, they are often also making very unwise public relations decisions.
The internet was making us realize how pointless it was—or even unwise—to own things.
But M. Picard advised me against it and even added that it would be unwise to keep the keys.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the demolition of capitalism is not practical, it might also be unwise.
Robert Reich has complained of Obama's "unwise, unnecessary concessions."How Obama is Setting the Stage for Hillary in 2016|David Frum|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Wordsworth has illustrated how an unwise and importunate demand for a reason from a child may drive him into invention.Children's Ways|James Sully
That she was unwise in assuming her own will so promptly, with little regard to consulting his, she might yet discover.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
It is unwise and immoral to accept any important statement without proof.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Fifteen cents is the price, and many are palmed off on the unwise for the real imported article.
No, indeed, I shan't miss it, and you won't unless you're a bigger—I mean more unwise than I think you.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond