AskDefine | Define injudicious

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injudicious adj : lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise; "an injudicious measure"; "the result of an injudicious decision"

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  • IPA: /ˌɪndʒʊˈdɪʃəs/

Adjective

injudicious
  1. Showing poor judgement; not well judged.
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Section 3. § 18.
      By introducing, into any composition, personages and actions, foreign to each other, an injudicious author loses that communication of emotions,

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showing poor judgement; not well judged
  • German: unklug
  • Portuguese: imprudente

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