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  1. ill-considered, ill-judged, improvident, shortsighted(adj)

    not given careful consideration

    "ill-considered actions often result in disaster"; "an ill-judged attempt"

    Synonyms:
    myopic, short, shortsighted, nearsighted, ill-judged, improvident, unforesightful

    Antonyms:
    prudent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ill-considered

    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-advised, 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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#2392false
#4775stupid
#7081incorrect
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#15666mistaken
#16024unreasonable
#16072foolish
#16818absurd
#18910erroneous
#21679reckless
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#27327anomalous
#27380misguided
#30875monstrous
#32405hasty
#35057senseless
#35236ludicrous
#43014inconclusive
#43057unwise
#43073paradoxical
#48752nonsensical
#51009preposterous
#59855myopic
#63892thoughtless
#83110infatuated
#87130shortsighted
#99058unthinking
#161207nearsighted
#188694unconsidered
#210635chimerical
#235698improvident

How to use ill-considered in a sentence?

  1. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    Double standards are Paul Ryan being elected at 28 and immediately being given the benefit of his ill-considered policies considered genius ; and me winning a primary at 28 to immediately be treated with suspicion scrutinized, down to my clothing, of being a fraud.

  2. Michelle Hanisee:

    Governor Newsom, who supported the failed initiative to end the death penalty in 2006, is usurping the express will of California voters and substituting his personal preferences via this hasty and ill-considered moratorium on the death penalty.

  3. Cathryn Oakley:

    These bills are ill-considered and terrible public policy.

  4. David Ionovich Bronstein:

    Chess is infinite and one has to make only one ill-considered move, and one's opponents wildest dreams will become reality.

  5. President Petro Poroshenko:

    The time of ill-considered pacifism and short-sighted neglect of the defense issues have now receded into the past.


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