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Definition of "judicious" []

  • Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent. (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 "judicious" in a sentence
  • "In it, prudence is described as an "intelligence capable, by a certain judicious method, of distinguishing good and bad; likewise the knowledge of an art is called Wisdom; and again, a well-furnished memory and experience in diverse matters is termed Wisdom.""
  • "So Europe Between the Oceans, at once compelling and judicious, is an extraordinary book."
  • "A serious part of the gardener's work during the average summer consists in judicious watering of the garden."