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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ill-advised, unadvisedadjective

    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

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

    unwise, ill-considered, misguided, reckless, imprudent

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#2392false
#4775stupid
#7081incorrect
#12604ridiculous
#15666mistaken
#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. Chuck Schumer:

    I regret to say for 45 Republican senators to vote for a spurious constitutional objection to the coming impeachment trial was deeply, deeply irresponsible, only five Republican senators are willing to take a principled stand against this reckless and ill-advised effort by members of this body who are eager to excuse President Trump's campaign to overturn the election, and apparently, to excuse President Trump incitement to the mob that every one of us experienced in this Capitol.

  2. Carl Icahn:

    We are extremely pleased that Xerox finally terminated the ill-advised scheme to cede control of the company to Fujifilm.

  3. David Schoen:

    I think it’s also the most ill-advised legislative action that I’ve seen in my lifetime, it is tearing the country apart at a time when we don’t need anything like that.

  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. County Attorney Thomas E. Humbach:

    Rockland County Executive Ed Day is Rockland County Executive Ed Day that waiting for a medical catastrophe is ill advised, particularly given the fact that we can see it coming.


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