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inadvisable Syllabification: in·ad·vis·a·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌinədˈvīzəb(ə)l/

Definition of inadvisable in English:


Likely to have unfortunate consequences; unwise: [with infinitive]: it would be inadvisable to involve more than one architect
More example sentences
  • If you had a late night (which I did) and you're feeling a little worse for wear at work today because of it (which I am), it might be inadvisable to read this absolutely fascinating article about sleep.
  • I feel I must add that it is always easier to introduce something at a later stage (if necessary) than to remove that which has been introduced and found to be inadvisable or too restrictive.
  • However, as a general rule it is most inadvisable to go out into water to try to rescue a dog.


Pronunciation: /ˌinədˌvīzəˈbilədē/
Example sentences
  • And now, because of the inadvisability of doing so again - at least not without a show of public support for such a move - the idea of a referendum has been floated to get around this problem.
  • Besides the inadvisability of putting such things on paper, it was just too hard to put together complex deals with numerous actors across a continental nation.
  • He couldn't prevent the marriage, but his stand served to generate a heated debate in the tiny hamlet about the inadvisability of marrying girls so young.
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