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Definition of "unwise" []

  • Lacking or exhibiting a lack of wisdom; foolish or imprudent: an unwise decision. (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 "unwise" in a sentence
  • "Vladimir Romanov, the owner of Hearts, has launched another colourful attack on the Scottish football establishment as he responded to what he called the "unwise" Scottish Premier League ruling on his club's failure to pay players on time."
  • "The Republicans say that the Democrats are closer than theyll admit to corporate interests and were too quick to go along with what they called an unwise and unjust war."
  • "BOLDUAN: Also in the hearing, Robert Nabors, the deputy director of OMB, he seemed to indirectly criticize states for making what he called unwise choices to simply use stimulus money to balance their budgets, Kiran."