ill-conceived


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to ill-conceived: ho-hum, overwhelmingly, conferred, exultation, excitability, underwent, waylaid

ill-con·ceived

(ĭl′kən-sēvd′)
adj.
Poorly conceived or planned: an ill-conceived scheme to take over the company.

ill-conceived

adj
poor in conception
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ill-conceived - poorly conceived or thought outill-conceived - poorly conceived or thought out; "an ill-conceived plan to take over the company"
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
References in classic literature ?
They were rather slight, rather ill-conceived, and clumsily put together.
At first he had ascribed the growing interest in his career to his ill-conceived attempt to land in the bright little upland town, but now he was beginning to realise that the military rather than the civil arm was concerned about him.
19 ( ANI ): BlackBerry CEO John Chen has slammed T-Mobile's recent e-mail marketing campaign for being inappropriate and ill-conceived.
THE decision to knock down the Walker Welfare Centre in Thornhill appears to be short-sighted and ill-conceived.
How to Toilet Train Your Cat & 61 Other Ill-Conceived Projects
20 /PRNewswire/ -- Declaring that today's decision of a federal judge to invalidate the Cleveland school voucher program "is a decisive rebuttal to those who have sounded the death knell of the long- established view that the First Amendment prohibits government from funding religious education," American Jewish Congress Executive Director Phil Baum today welcomed the ruling, which he said he hopes will serve "to discourage other legislatures from following Ohio's ill-conceived path.
The League will continue to monitor the implementation of this ill-conceived plan.
Part of a rehearsed comedy routine, the ill-conceived remark may be the low-water mark for public displays of presidential dignity -- a significant achievement, given the accomplishments of President Bush's predecessor.
It is, I regret, yet another apocalyptic indication of the extent of the disaster that the ill-conceived invasion of Iraq represents.
The 3,000 milestone of casualties in this ill-conceived war will likely be pooh-poohed by a number of armchair warriors.
It was ill-thought out and ill-conceived, all the ills you can get.