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Definition of "ill-considered" []

  • Unwise; foolish: ill-considered actions sure to result in disaster. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ill-considered" in a sentence
  • "The Monitor Group, a consulting firm based in Cambridge, Mass., said in a statement earlier in the day that it had provided "research support" for the dissertation, a step it described as "ill-considered.""
  • "I was in the progressive wing of the Senate, and we had used filibusters periodically to stop some of the excesses of the Nixon administration and to kill ill-considered antibusing legislation when the country was in a panicky backlash against school integration."
  • "The strain on one's system of two consecutive days of heavy drinking caused by rhetorical and nonsensical talking points from those who could care less about things like consumers, competition, lower prices and innovation would make the drinking seem ill-considered."