(Of a person or action) not wise or sensible; foolish: it is unwise to rely on hearsay evidence unwise policy decisions
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- I believe the firemen deserve a decent pay rise but they were unwise to ask for 40 per cent.
- Having said that, it would be an unwise team that chose to take liberties with this feisty Currie team.
- It would be a very unwise person who assumed that a particular drug substance was compatible with any excipient.
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