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ʌnˈwaɪzun·wise

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  1. unwiseadjective

    Antonyms:
    wise

  2. unwiseadjective

    unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures

    Antonyms:
    wise

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unwiseadjective

    showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom

    "an unwise investor is soon impoverished"

    Synonyms:
    inexpedient

    Antonyms:
    wise, politic

  2. inexpedient, unwiseadjective

    not appropriate to the purpose

    Synonyms:
    inexpedient

    Antonyms:
    wise, politic

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unwiseadjective

    Synonyms:
    foolish, injudicious, indiscreet, imprudent, ill-advised, ill-judged

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unwiseadjective

    Synonyms:
    imprudent, injudicious, inexpedient, indiscreet

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How to use unwise in a sentence?

  1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

    It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and wisest might err.

  2. Christen Kuikoua:

    It is prudent to avoid foolishness, but unwise to lack wisdom.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    The wall is, in my view, immoral, expensive, unwise.

  4. Feltham:

    The hooting fowler seldom takes much game. When a man has a project in his mind, digested and fixed by consideration, it is wise to keep it secret till the time that his designs arrive at their despatch and perfection. He is unwise who brags much either of what he will do or what he shall have, for if what he speaks of fall not out accordingly, instead of applause, a mock and scorn will follow him.

  5. Carrie Lam:

    This has proven to be very unwise given the circumstances, and this huge degree of fear and anxiety amongst people of Hong Kong vis-à-vis the mainland of China, which we were not sensitive enough to feel and grasp.


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