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Meaning of INJUDICIOUS

Pronunciation:  `injoo'dishus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise; "an injudicious measure"; "the result of an injudicious decision"
 

INJUDICIOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: imprudent
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ju*di"cious\, a. [Pref. in- not + judicious; cf.
F. injudicieux.]
1. Not judicious; wanting in sound judgment; undiscerning;
   indiscreet; unwise; as, an injudicious adviser.

         An injudicious biographer who undertook to be his
         editor and the protector of his memory. --A. Murphy.

2. Not according to sound judgment or discretion; unwise; as,
   an injudicious measure.

Syn: Indiscreet; inconsiderate; undiscerning; incautious;
     unwise; rash; hasty; imprudent.

 
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