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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-advised, unadvised(adj)

    without careful prior deliberation or counsel

    "ill-advised efforts"; "it would be ill-advised to accept the offer"; "took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations"

    Synonyms:
    unadvised

    Antonyms:
    well-advised, considered, advised

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ill-advised

    That is absurd which is contrary to the first principles of reasoning; as, that a part should be greater than the whole is absurd. A paradoxical statement appears at first thought contradictory or absurd, while it may be really true. Anything is irrational when clearly contrary to sound reason, foolish when contrary to practical good sense, silly when petty and contemptible in its folly, erroneous when containing error that vitiates the result, unreasonable when there seems a perverse bias or an intent to go wrong. Monstrous and preposterous refer to what is overwhelmingly absurd; as, "O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two," Shakespeare 1 King Henry IV, act ii, sc. 4. The ridiculous or the nonsensical is worthy only to be laughed at. The lunatic's claim to be a king is ridiculous; the Mother Goose rimes are nonsensical. Compare INCONGRUOUS.

    Synonyms:
    absurd, anomalous, chimerical, erroneous, false, foolish, ill-considered, ill-judged, inconclusive, incorrect, infatuated, irrational, ludicrous, mistaken, monstrous, nonsensical, paradoxical, preposterous, ridiculous, senseless, stupid, unreasonable, wild

    Antonyms:
    certain, consistent, demonstrable, demonstrated, established, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, infallible, logical, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sensible, sound, substantial, true, undeniable, unquestionable, wise

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  1. List of paraphrases for "ill-advised":

    unwise, ill-considered, misguided, reckless, imprudent

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#2392false
#4775stupid
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#16024unreasonable
#16072foolish
#16818absurd
#18910erroneous
#21679reckless
#22275irrational
#27327anomalous
#27380misguided
#30875monstrous
#35057senseless
#35236ludicrous
#43014inconclusive
#43057unwise
#43073paradoxical
#48752nonsensical
#51009preposterous
#82005imprudent
#83110infatuated
#210635chimerical

How to use ill-advised in a sentence?

  1. Brant Walker:

    My wife is an adult capable of making her own decisions, and in this instance she exhibited a stunning lack of judgement, she now faces the same consequences for her ill-advised decision as the other individuals who chose to violate the' Stay At Home' order during this incident.

  2. Vice President Joe Biden:

    Some of the rhetoric coming from some of the presidential candidates on the other team are, I think, dangerous, damaging and incredibly ill-advised, but here is what I'm here to tell you: They do not, they do not, they do not represent the view of the vast majority of the American people.

  3. Ben Talebu:

    I think what we're seeing now is our own administration goading Iran into taking ill-advised and tremendously foolish actions that would provide them with justification to... use force against the Iranian regime.

  4. State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki:

    We continue to believe that these negotiations are not about a letter that was ill-informed or ill-advised. They're about the issues at hand.

  5. Jonathan Schanzer:

    This transactional approach we're taking now with Turkey is ill-advised, this is an important moment for the Trump administration and hopefully it will correct its course.

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