Definition of judicious in English:

judicious

Syllabification: ju·di·cious
Pronunciation: /jo͞oˈdiSHəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

judiciously

adverb
More example sentences
  • If you're young enough, you can afford to choose carefully and judiciously.
  • Stimulants should be prescribed judiciously and monitored carefully by specialists in close liaison with primary care physicians.
  • Smith is a careful editor, judiciously choosing not to intrude unnecessarily.

judiciousness

noun
More example sentences
  • His judiciousness in selecting roles isn't in finding challenges as an actor but in finding catchy roles suited to his limitations.
  • It is when he moves to a higher level of argument that Ricks loses his judiciousness.
  • But this requires a kind of proportion and judiciousness that is noticeably absent from the conservative screeds.

Origin

late 16th century: from French judicieux, from Latin judicium 'judgment' (see judicial).

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