- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. unwise, imprudent. See folly.II(Roget's IV) modif.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.unwise, imprudent, misguided, stupid, foolish, short-sighted, harebrained, *half-baked, rash, injudicious.ANT.: wise, prudentIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Not wise: ill-considered, impolitic, imprudent, indiscreet, injudicious, unsound, unwise. See WISE.
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ill-advised — ill ad vised adj not sensible or not wise and likely to cause problems in the future ill advised to do sth ▪ You would be ill advised to go out alone at night. ▪ ill advised remarks >ill advisedly [ ədˈvaızdıli] adv … Dictionary of contemporary English
ill-advised — ill ad|vised [ ,ı ləd vaızd ] adjective likely to have a bad effect: a plan that is ill advised and destructive ill advised comments … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
ill-advised — ill′ advised′ adj. acting or done without due consideration; imprudent: an ill advised remark[/ex] • Etymology: 1585–95 ill advis′edly, adv … From formal English to slang
ill-advised — [adj] unwise, not thought out brash, confused, foolhardy, foolish, half baked*, hotheaded*, ill considered, ill judged, impolitic, imprudent, inappropriate, incautious, inconsiderate, indiscreet, inexpedient, injudicious, madcap*, misguided, off… … New thesaurus
ill-advised — I adjective disadvantageous, foolish, hasty, ill considered, ill judged, impolitic, imprudent, inadvisable, inappropriate, inconsiderate, inconsultus, inconvenient, inexpedient, infelicitous, injudicious, inopportune, irresponsible, misadvised,… … Law dictionary
ill-advised — ill advisedly /il euhd vuy zid lee/, adv. /il euhd vuyzd /, adj. acting or done without due consideration; imprudent: an ill advised remark. [1585 95] Syn. unwise, shortsighted, ill judged, senseless. * * * … Universalium
ill-advised — [il′əd vīzd′] adj. showing or resulting from a lack of sound advice or careful consideration; unwise ill advisedly [il′ədvī′zid lē] adv … English World dictionary
ill-advised — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unwise or badly thought out … English terms dictionary
ill-advised — adj. ill advised to + inf. (you would be ill advised not to invite both of them) * * * [ˌɪləd vaɪzd] ill advised to + inf. (you would be ill advised not to invite both of them) … Combinatory dictionary
ill-advised — ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to inf If you describe something that someone does as ill advised, you mean that it is not sensible or wise. They would be ill advised to do this... She said Mr Baker s remarks had been ill advised... We deplore this… … English dictionary
ill-advised — adjective not sensible or not wise and likely to cause problems in the future: an ill advised response to the crisis | you would be ill advised to do sth (=used to advise someone not to do something stupid): You would be ill advised to lend him… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English