Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Lacking wisdom; injudicious; foolish.

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Usage examples "unwise":

  1. " A most unwise resolve," said the barrister. - "A Mysterious Disappearance", Gordon Holmes.
  2. Any conditions we could offer in a vote of the House of Commons carried upon a particular point might be found extremely unwise when we were placed in possession of the real position of the country. - "Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914", Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir.
  3. Now, Comrades, Muskwa here is a man of peace, loving his honey and his Ants, but Grizzly is one to interview with great caution, and my Comrade, Eagle Child, being a man of unwise haste, you will understand, Comrades, that I expected strange happening when he started to interfere with Grizzly's evening plans, for it was toward the end of the day. - "The Sa'-Zada Tales", William Alexander Fraser.