adjective, un·wis·er, un·wis·est.
Related formsun·wise·ly, adverbun·wise·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for unwisely
The law caught up with him; he was unwisely evasive about exactly which drugs he sold.
Unwisely, he took a shortcut and so missed the impassable Cabora Bassa cataracts blocking the river.Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? The Victorian Explorer at 200|Tim Jeal|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some may be unwisely going into debt or funding the purchases with credit, but millions more are not.Latest Record Results Show Apple a Bigger Global Power Than Most Nations|Zachary Karabell|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Corzine undoubtedly and most unwisely encouraged risk at MF Global.
He owned a great many words and was willing to part with them freelybut not unwisely.Sudden Jim|Clarence Budington Kelland
Occasionally persons convalescing from serious sickness where anodynes were taken, unwisely cling to them long after recovery.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
Think well on it, you who have so extravagantly and not unwisely delivered yourself on flounces and ruffles.The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
You have most unwisely, through your minister, interfered in the internal administration of the affairs of that country.
They did not tell the captain of their promise, and he, most unwisely, refused to give the natives anything.The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves