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Definition of "inadvisable" [in•ad•vis•a•ble]

  • Not recommended; unwise: Running on the ice is inadvisable. (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 "inadvisable" in a sentence
  • "Icahn has blasted Lions Gate in the past for making what he called inadvisable purchases, including of TV Guide in 2009."
  • "Cuccinelli said, however, that local law enforcement can arrest those suspected of violating criminal laws, but that it is generally "inadvisable" to arrest those suspected of committing civil violations."
  • "Czypionka said it would be "inadvisable" for the South African Reserve Bank"