ill-conceived


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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"
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"Nothing," he replied, "in particular." 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.
Those so-called friends are indeed destroying 27 miles of green belt land to make way for the ill-conceived Birmingham Northern Relief Road.
TEI members deal with, and are frustrated by, the complexities of the tax laws on a daily basis, and know that abrupt or ill-conceived shifts in the law--changes without due consideration of transitional issues--exact a heavy toll.
This goal sounds illusory, until you consider how much money we are wasting each year on overly complex administrative procedures, unnecessary medical tests and ill-conceived litigation.
Inadequate attention to public investment in both education and infrastructure has played a key role, along with an ill-conceived trade policy.
In August 1990, the employee stock option plan {ESOP) world was shaken by what was considered to be an ill-conceived challenge by the Department of Labor (DOL) in the U.S.
Among money folks, hospitals and doctors are legendary marks for ill-conceived business deals.
"But the placebo challenge, as proposed, is ill-conceived.'
Sydney, Mar 4 ( ANI ): Australian media alongside former players have left no stones unturned in blasting team's think tank's high-risk selections and ill-conceived strategies during their ongoing Test series against India.
I fully support the ancient rights of Teesside's sea anglers and will fight this ill-conceived legislation all the way.
THE former boss of Severn Trent Water Brian Duckworth has complained that prosecuting the company for lying to the regulator Ofwat was "lazy, ill-conceived and manifestly unfair."