inadvisable


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in·ad·vis·a·ble

 (ĭn′əd-vī′zə-bəl)
adj.
Not recommended; unwise: Running on the ice is inadvisable.

in′ad·vis′a·bil′i·ty n.

inadvisable

(ˌɪnədˈvaɪzəbəl)
adj
1. not advisable; not recommended
2. unwise; imprudent
ˌinadˌvisaˈbility, ˌinadˈvisableness n
ˌinadˈvisably adv

in•ad•vis•a•ble

(ˌɪn ədˈvaɪ zə bəl)

adj.
not advisable; unwise.
[1865–70]
in`ad•vis`a•bil′i•ty, in`ad•vis′a•ble•ness, n.
in`ad•vis′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inadvisable - not prudent or wiseinadvisable - not prudent or wise; not recommended; "running on the ice is inadvisable"
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"
advisable - worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise; "such action is neither necessary nor advisable"; "extreme caution is advisable"; "it is advisable to telephone first"
2.inadvisable - not advisable; "an unnecessary and inadvisable action"
inexpedient - not suitable or advisable; "an inexpedient tactic"

inadvisable

adjective unwise, ill-advised, imprudent, injudicious, impolitic, inexpedient For three days it was inadvisable to leave the harbour.
Translations
غَيْر مُسْتَحْسَن
nerozumnýnevhodný
ikke tilrådeliguklog
nem tanácsos
óráîlegt
nepatartinas
neieteicamsnelietderīgsnevēlams
pek akıllıca olmayantavsiye edilmez

inadvisable

[ˌɪnədˈvaɪzəbl] ADJpoco aconsejable, desaconsejable

inadvisable

[ˌɪnədˈvaɪzəbəl] adjà déconseiller
it is inadvisable to do → il est déconseillé de faire

inadvisable

adjunratsam, nicht zu empfehlen pred, → nicht zu empfehlend attr

inadvisable

[ˌɪnədˈvaɪzəbl] adjsconsigliabile

inadvisable

(inədˈvaizəbl) adjective
unwise; not advisable. It would be inadvisable for you to go alone.
ˈinadˌvisaˈbility (-vai-) noun
References in classic literature ?
Well, you see, drinking is one of those subjects with which it is inadvisable to appear too well acquainted.
I am prepared to agree with our colleague that a protracted stay in Maple White Land is at present inadvisable, and that the question of our return will soon have to be faced.
We think it very inadvisable. Jane, I was just saying what a pleasant party you have asked us to meet.
It became evident these precautions were not inadvisable in view of the violent demand for any sort of photograph or impressions of his machine.
This inadvisable practice is present all over the country.
People of all ages can run as long as they don't suffer from arthritis and other serious illnesses that make running inadvisable. Why, there's even that grandma in her nineties who has finished several marathons and ultramarathons and counting.
The SOPs further suggest that only suspicious vehicles would be asked to stop, adding that any kind of protest or resistance during a police checkpoint search would be inadvisable.
The new SOPs further suggest that any kind of protest or resistance during a police checkpoint search would be inadvisable and that only vehicles considered to be suspicious would be asked to stop.
Moreover, any kind of protest or resistance during a police checkpoint search would be inadvisable and that only vehicles considered to be suspicious would be asked to stop.
The case by Pakistan's cricket regulatory body against its Indian counterpart was in the last stages, Mani commented, which is why any kind of intervention would be inadvisable.
Several of them are listed as "high," meaning it would be inadvisable to swim in those waters, given the amount of bacteria in it.
But, at all costs, please avoid selfharming in desperation by watching re-runs of old Prem matches such as Hull v Sunderland - this is highly inadvisable and often terminal.