judicious


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ju·di·cious

 (jo͞o-dĭsh′əs)
adj.
Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent.

[From French judicieux, from Latin iūdicium, judgment, from iūdex, iūdic-, judge; see judge.]

ju·di′cious·ly adv.

judicious

(dʒuːˈdɪʃəs)
adj
having or proceeding from good judgment
juˈdiciously adv
juˈdiciousness n

ju•di•cious

(dʒuˈdɪʃ əs)

adj.
having, exercising, or characterized by good judgment; discreet, prudent, balanced, or wise: judicious use of one's money; a judicious selection.
[1590–1600; < Latin jūdici(um) judgment (see judicial); compare Italian giudizioso, French judicieux]
ju•di′cious•ly, adv.
ju•di′cious•ness, n.
syn: See practical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.judicious - marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
prudent - careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"

judicious

judicious

adjective
Possessing, proceeding from, or exhibiting good judgment and prudence:
Translations
حَكيم، سَديد الرأي
uvážlivý
velovervejet
hygginn, skynsamlegur
išmintingaiišmintingasišmintingumas
prātīgssaprātīgs
uvážlivý

judicious

[dʒuːˈdɪʃəs] ADJ (frm) → sensato, juicioso

judicious

[dʒuːˈdɪʃəs] adjjudicieux/euse

judicious

adj, judiciously
advklug, umsichtig

judicious

[dʒuːˈdɪʃəs] adj (frm) → giudizioso/a

judicious

(dʒuˈdiʃəs) adjective
showing wisdom and good sense. a judicious choice of words.
juˈdiciously adverb
juˈdiciousness noun
References in classic literature ?
But it was during the still hours of the night when she lay awake revolving plans in her mind that she seemed to see her way clearly toward a proper and judicious use of the money.
Those strains that once did sweet in Zion glide; He wales a portion with judicious care; And 'Let us worship God', he says, with solemn air.
Individuals whose affairs have reached an utterly desperate crisis almost invariably keep themselves alive with hopes, so much the more airily magnificent as they have the less of solid matter within their grasp whereof to mould any judicious and moderate expectation of good.
And at last when Ahab was sliding by the vessel, so near as plainly to distinguish Starbuck's face as he leaned over the rail, he hailed him to turn the vessel about, and follow him, not too swiftly, at a judicious interval.
I said many other judicious things, and finally when I offered to rebuild his chalet, and pay for the breakages, and throw in the cellar, he was mollified and satisfied.
In fact, he was even a teetotaler sometimes-- when it was judicious to be one.
It was easy to decide that she was still too young; and Jane remained with them, sharing, as another daughter, in all the rational pleasures of an elegant society, and a judicious mixture of home and amusement, with only the drawback of the future, the sobering suggestions of her own good understanding to remind her that all this might soon be over.
Their manners were particularly civil, and Elinor soon allowed them credit for some kind of sense, when she saw with what constant and judicious attention they were making themselves agreeable to Lady Middleton.
Your decisions are perfectly judicious, madam," returned Mr.
Catherine, also, deemed it judicious to moderate her expressions of pleasure in receiving him; and he gradually established his right to be expected.
In a moment more, the Fifty Pounds Reward suddenly sank again to the lowest depths in the deep estimation of this judicious man.
Now, a judicious selection from these with the least possible delay, and the burying of them, or otherwise getting of them out of harm's way, is within the power(without loss of precious time) of scarcely any one but myself, if any one.