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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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