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ill-thought-out

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Definition of ill-thought-out in English:

adjective

Not carefully considered and planned: a hasty and ill-thought-out campaign
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  • Stop this ill-thought-out scheme now and use pilot schemes to find out what works best for the residents of York.
  • For so many people to venture out on a cold winter's night shows the anger that residents feel about this ill-thought-out proposal.
  • He went through periods of despair over his illness when he was capable of irrational, ill-thought-out, impulsive acts which he then regretted.

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