ill-advised


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ill-ad·vised

(ĭl′əd-vīzd′)
adj.
Performed, carried out, or done without the benefit of wise counsel or careful prior deliberation.

ill′-ad·vis′ed·ly (-vī′zĭd-lē) adv.

ill-advised

adj
1. acting without reasonable care or thought: you would be ill-advised to sell your house now.
2. badly thought out; not or insufficiently considered: an ill-advised plan of action.
ˌill-adˈvisedly adv

ill′-advised′



adj.
acting or done without due consideration; imprudent: an ill-advised remark.
[1585–95]
ill`-advis′edly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ill-advised - without careful prior deliberation or counsel; "ill-advised efforts"; "it would be ill-advised to accept the offer"; "took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations"
imprudent - not prudent or wise; "very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas"; "would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
advised, well-advised - having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel; "a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan"

ill-advised

ill-advised

adjective
Translations

ill-advised

[ˈɪlədˈvaɪzd] ADJ [remark] → inoportuno; [plan] → desacertado; [attempt] → imprudente
you would be ill-advised to goharías mejor en no ir, sería poco aconsejable que fueras

ill-advised

[ˌɪlədˈvaɪzd] adj (plan, remark, decision, person) → sconsiderato/a, avventato/a
see also advise
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The landlord taking them out handed them to him to read, and he perceived they were a work of about eight sheets of manuscript, with, in large letters at the beginning, the title of "Novel of the Ill-advised Curiosity.
Relying too much on the offensive weapons of their acute angles instead of the defensive organs of good sense and seasonable simulation, these reckless creatures too often neglect the prescribed construction of the women's apartments, or irritate their wives by ill-advised expressions out of doors, which they refuse immediately to retract.
And now remember one thing, Monsieur Officer, that my grandfather commands you not to take any rash or ill-advised step which would be likely to compromise our happiness.
Poyser recurred to his pipe and his silence, looking at Hetty to see if she did not give some sign of having renounced her ill-advised wish.
There had been that in her voice which had forbidden discussion, and it was a tone to which she was forced to have recourse more than once during the following days when it seemed to her that all her friends were in a conspiracy to persuade her to a hasty, ill-advised upheaval.
Vholes, very slowly rubbing his gloved hands, as if, to his cold sense of touch, they were much the same in black kid or out of it, "this was an ill-advised marriage of Mr.
I cannot help thinking that ladies are ill-advised in not making an effort.
I scarcely think that you will be so ill-advised," he declared coldly.
Daughtry," Walter Merritt Emory went on enthusiastically, while he held the steward's eyes with his and while all the time the live end of the cigar continued to rest against Kwaque's finger, "the older I get the more convinced I am that there are too many ill-advised and hasty operations.
The ill-advised individual who might happen, through an oversight of the porter, to enter Madame Rabourdin's establishment about eleven o'clock in the morning would have found her in the midst of a disorder the reverse of picturesque, wrapped in a dressing-gown, her hair ill-dressed, and her feet in old slippers, attending to the lamps, arranging the flowers, or cooking in haste an extremely unpoetic breakfast.
He did so, on the round table by the window, but it was an ill-advised proceeding; for, the top of it being loose, it tilted up, and precipitated the despatch-case on the floor.
The marriage, ill-advised as it was, had improved Rawdon very much--that was clear from the Colonel's altered habits and demeanour--and had it not been a lucky union as regarded Pitt himself?