Injudicious

  • 1 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 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

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

    Etymology dictionary

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

    English terms dictionary

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

    English World dictionary

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

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

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 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

  • 12 injudicious — adjective /ˌɪndʒʊˈdɪʃəs/ Showing poor judgement; not well judged. By introducing, into any composition, personages and actions, foreign to each other, an injudicious author loses that communication of emotions, Syn: imprudent, unwise Ant:… …

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  • 13 injudicious — in|ju|di|cious [ ,ındʒu dıʃəs ] adjective FORMAL not showing careful thought or good judgment: injudicious comments ╾ in|ju|di|cious|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 injudicious — adjective he now regrets his injudicious comments Syn: imprudent, unwise, inadvisable, ill advised, misguided; ill considered, ill judged, incautious, hasty, rash; inappropriate, impolitic, inexpedient; foolish, foolhardy, hare brained Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 injudicious — UK [ˌɪndʒuːˈdɪʃəs] / US [ˌɪndʒuˈdɪʃəs] adjective formal not showing careful thought or good judgment injudicious comments Derived word: injudiciously adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 16 injudicious — Synonyms and related words: brash, brazen, brazenfaced, hubristic, ill advised, ill considered, ill contrived, ill devised, ill gauged, ill judged, impolitic, improvident, imprudent, impudent, inadvisable, incautious, inconsiderate, indiscreet,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 injudicious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unwise, imprudent. See folly. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. imprudent, foolish, impulsive; see rash . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not wise: ill advised, ill considered, impolitic, imprudent,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 injudicious — in·ju·di·cious || ‚ɪndÊ’uː dɪʃəs adj. indiscreet; showing a lack of judgement, unwise …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 injudicious — adjective showing poor judgement; unwise. Derivatives injudiciously adverb injudiciousness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 injudicious — a. Unwise, indiscreet, imprudent, inconsiderate, foolish, rash, incautious, hasty, ill judged, ill advised …

    New dictionary of synonyms