Share this entry

Share this page

ill-considered

Line breaks: ill-consid¦ered

Definition of ill-considered in English:

adjective

Badly thought out: an ill-considered remark
More example sentences
  • We stamp all over the planet, meting out instant, severe punishment on the basis of hasty, ill-considered judgement, with the most appalling and devastating of consequences.
  • But this time it seemed too early, too rash, too ill-considered.
  • Any rash or ill-considered decision can have repercussions for the stability of this country.
Synonyms
misjudged, ill-conceived, badly thought out, not thought through, unthought-out, unguarded, wild, hare-brained
literary temerarious

Definition of ill-considered in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something