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Synonyms for unwise
ʌnˈwaɪzun·wise

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  1. unwiseadjective

    Antonyms:
    wise

  2. unwiseadjective

    unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures

    Antonyms:
    wise

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. unwiseadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unwiseadjective

    Synonyms:
    imprudent, injudicious, inexpedient, indiscreet

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How to use unwise in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    Cultivate the habit of early rising. It is unwise to keep the head long on a level with the feet.

  3. Buck McKeon:

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

  4. Christopher Bellew:

    It would be unwise to say the market has marked the bottom.

  5. Tim Potier:

    It would be unwise for anyone to try to predict the outcome of this election.

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