ill-considered

(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Characterized by unthinking boldness and haste: brash, foolhardy, harum-scarum, hasty, headlong, hotheaded, impetuous, improvident, impulsive, incautious, madcap, precipitant, precipitate, rash1, reckless, slapdash, temerarious, unconsidered. See CAREFUL. 2. Not wise: ill-advised, impolitic, imprudent, indiscreet, injudicious, unsound, unwise. See WISE.

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  • ill-considered — ill con sidered adj decisions, actions, ideas etc that are ill considered have not been carefully thought about ▪ The tax reforms are ill considered …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill-considered — index ill advised, ill judged, impolitic, imprudent, impulsive (rash), inadvisable, irrational …   Law dictionary

  • ill-considered — [il′kən sid′ərd] adj. not properly considered; not suitable or wise …   English World dictionary

  • ill-considered — ADJ GRADED If you describe something that someone says or does as ill considered, you mean that it is not sensible or not appropriate. He made some ill considered remarks about the cost …   English dictionary

  • ill-considered — adjective decisions, actions, ideas etc that are ill considered have not been carefully thought about: The program is ill considered and a waste of everyone s time …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill-considered — adjective not given careful consideration ill considered actions often result in disaster an ill judged attempt • Syn: ↑ill judged, ↑improvident, ↑shortsighted • Similar to: ↑imprudent …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill-considered — ill con sidered adjective made or done without careful thought …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ill-considered — Synonyms and related words: a bit previous, advanced, automatic, bad, botched, bungled, butchered, casual, far ahead, forward, fumbled, futile, gut, half baked, half cocked, hasty, ill advised, ill contrived, ill devised, ill done, ill executed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ill-considered — /il keuhn sid euhrd/, adj. lacking thorough consideration; ill suited; unwise. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • ill-considered — UK / US adjective made or done without careful thought …   English dictionary

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