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un·wise

 (ŭn-wīz′)
adj. un·wis·er, un·wis·est
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of wisdom; foolish or imprudent: an unwise decision.

un·wise′ly adv.

unwise

(ʌnˈwaɪz)
adj
lacking wisdom or prudence; foolish
unˈwisely adv
unˈwiseness n

un•wise

(ʌnˈwaɪz)

adj. , -wis•er, -wis•est.
not wise; imprudent; lacking in good sense or judgment.
[before 900]
un•wise′ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unwise - showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdomunwise - showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom; "an unwise investor is soon impoverished"
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
2.unwise - not appropriate to the purposeunwise - not appropriate to the purpose  
impolitic - not politic; "an impolitic approach to a sensitive issue"

unwise

unwise

adjective
Translations
غَيْرُ حَكِيمغَيْر حَكيم
nerozumný
uklog
epäviisas
nerazborit
nem okos
óviturlegur
分別のない
어리석은
muļķīgsne visai gudrs
osmart
ไม่ฉลาด
dại dột

unwise

[ˈʌnˈwaɪz] ADJ (= careless) → imprudente; (= inadvisable) → poco aconsejable
it would be unwise to + INFINsería poco aconsejable + infin
that was unwise of youlo que hiciste fue imprudente
that was most unwise of youen eso has sido muy imprudente

unwise

[ʌnˈwaɪz] adjimprudent(e)
to be unwise of sb
That was rather unwise of you → C'était plutôt imprudent de votre part.
it's unwise to do sth → il est imprudent de faire qch
It would be unwise to expect too much → Il serait imprudent d'en espérer trop.
He was unwise to travel
BUT Il faisait preuve d'imprudence en voyageant.
to be unwise enough to do sth → être imprudent(e) au point de faire qch
to be unwise for sb to do sth → être imprudent de la part de qn de faire qch

unwise

adjunklug; they were unwise enough to believe himsie waren so töricht, ihm das zu glauben; I thought it unwise to travel aloneich hielt es für unklug or töricht, allein zu reisen

unwise

[ʌnˈwaɪz] adj (decision, act) → avventato/a
it was unwise of you to do that → è stato imprudente da parte tua farlo

unwise

(anˈwaiz) adjective
not wise; foolish. an unwise suggestion; It was rather unwise of you to agree to do that.
unˈwisely adverb

unwise

غَيْرُ حَكِيم nerozumný uklog unklug άμυαλος insensato epäviisas imprudent nerazborit imprudente 分別のない 어리석은 onverstandig uklok nierozsądny imprudente неблагоразумный osmart ไม่ฉลาด akıllıca olmayan dại dột 不明智的
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El ultimo ensayo de la coleccion "and perhaps the unwisest enterprise in the book," como indica en el prefacio (ix), comienza con la critica de Arnold en torno a Wordsworth y prosigue con un metodo de analisis atendiendo a las categorias metafisicas de belleza, verdad y virtud.