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Synonyms for unwise
ʌnˈwaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwise(adj)

    showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom

    "an unwise investor is soon impoverished"

    Synonyms:
    inexpedient

    Antonyms:
    wise, politic

  2. inexpedient, unwise(adj)

    not appropriate to the purpose

    Synonyms:
    inexpedient

    Antonyms:
    wise, politic

Wiktionary

  1. unwise(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    wise

  2. unwise(adjective)

    unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures

    Antonyms:
    wise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unwise(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unwise(a)

    Synonyms:
    imprudent, injudicious, inexpedient, indiscreet

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4991wise
#12564sensible
#16024unreasonable
#16072foolish
#18432prudent
#18688mindless
#21679reckless
#24888careless
#27380misguided
#35057senseless
#43057unwise
#82005imprudent
#93106foolhardy
#104497unintelligent
#123240inadvisable
#201116inexpedient
#219214injudicious

How to use unwise in a sentence?

  1. Frances Cheung:

    It is unlikely that policymakers will impose a level on themselves, having got the psychological seven out of the way, it took some effort to (do that)... while avoiding any big capital outflows and market swings, so it would be unwise to self-impose another level.

  2. Francesca Dominici:

    Regardless of what my study is saying and whether to trust my science, I do think it's unwise to roll back regulatory pollution standards at a time when we know there is a virus that is attacking the lungs.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    He did not promise that he would take food out of the mouths of babies and seniors and education, clean air, clean water, scientific research off the table in a significant way in order for him to pay for his immoral, ineffective, unwise proposal of a wall.

  4. Buck McKeon:

    To continue these releases just as we have had to open a new front in the war on terror is unwise.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    So eager to be the history-makers, they failed to be the peacemakers, rushing away from danger can be every bit as unwise as rushing into danger, and the costs have been grievous. Bush, a former two-term governor of Florida, vowed to be.


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