Injudicious
Injudicious In`ju*di"cious, a. [Pref. in- not + judicious; cf. F. injudicieux.] 1. Not judicious; wanting in sound judgment; undiscerning; indiscreet; unwise; as, an injudicious adviser. [1913 Webster]

An injudicious biographer who undertook to be his editor and the protector of his memory. --A. Murphy. [1913 Webster]

2. Not according to sound judgment or discretion; unwise; as, an injudicious measure.

Syn: Indiscreet; inconsiderate; undiscerning; incautious; unwise; rash; hasty; imprudent. [1913 Webster]


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  • injudicious — I adjective blind, disadvantageous, hasty, heedless, ill advised, ill judged, impolitic, impolitical, improvident, imprudent, inappropriate, incautious, inconsiderate, inconsideratus, inconsultus, indiscreet, inexpedient, inopportune,… …   Law dictionary

  • injudicious — 1640s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + JUDICIOUS (Cf. judicious). Related: Injudiciously …   Etymology dictionary

  • injudicious — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing poor judgement; unwise. DERIVATIVES injudiciously adverb injudiciousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • injudicious — [in΄jo͞o dish′əs] adj. [ IN 2 + JUDICIOUS] showing poor judgment; not discreet or wise injudiciously adv. injudiciousness n …   English World dictionary

  • injudicious — adj. (formal) injudicious to + inf. (it was injudicious of you to speak to the press) * * * [ˌɪndʒʊ dɪʃəs] (formal) injudicious to + inf. (it was injudicious of you to speak to the press) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • injudicious — in|ju|di|cious [ˌındʒu:ˈdıʃəs] adj formal an injudicious action, remark etc is not sensible and is likely to have bad results ▪ He has apologized for his injudicious remarks. >injudiciously adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • injudicious — [[t]ɪ̱nʤʊdɪ̱ʃəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe a person or something that they have done as injudicious, you are critical of them because they have shown very poor judgement. [FORMAL] He blamed injudicious comments by bankers for… …   English dictionary

  • injudicious — adjective formal an injudicious action, remark etc is not sensible and is likely to have bad results: I thought his choice of words injudicious, to say the least. injudiciously adverb injudiciousness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • injudicious — adjective Date: 1649 not judicious ; indiscreet, unwise < injudicious outbursts > • injudiciously adverb • injudiciousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • injudicious — injudiciously, adv. injudiciousness, n. /in jooh dish euhs/, adj. not judicious; showing lack of judgment; unwise; imprudent; indiscreet: an injudicious decision. [1640 50; IN 3 + JUDICIOUS] * * * …   Universalium

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