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ill-advised

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Pronunciation: /ˌɪlədˈvʌɪzd
 
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Definition of ill-advised in English:

adjective

Not sensible, wise, or prudent: you would be ill-advised to go on your own
More example sentences
  • This is delicate but to be encouraged (though Americans would be ill-advised to go anywhere near such a program with aid dollars).
  • Even if, like Harold Wilson in 1974-76, he had already decided to step down, he would be ill-advised to announce this before the eleventh hour.
  • However, when purchasing cloves - and they're readily available in most supermarkets and food shops - you will be ill-advised to buy the ground variety.
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ill-advisedly

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adverb
Example sentences
  • The Coast Guard, by the way, unfortunately - and in my opinion, ill-advisedly - sank this wonderful contraption that was a vehicle for freedom for these people.
  • He decided to curb his alcohol consumption and ill-advisedly he turned to the heavy use of cannabis.
  • The Donner Pass was named after the emigrants from the Midwest who ill-advisedly brought their wagon train up through these mountains in 1844 and had to resort to cannibalism to survive the winter.

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