Antonyms
Etymology

1. unwise

adjective. ['ənˈwaɪz'] showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom.

Antonyms

  • prudent

Etymology

  • unwis (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • unwis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word unwise


1. Adjective
In general, it is unwise to kick the ball even if it is legal to do so.

Quotes containing the word unwise


1. It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. To come to faith on the basis of experience alone is unwise, though not so foolish as to reject faith altogether because of lack of experience ... the quality of a Christian's experience depends on the quality of his faith, just as the quality of his faith depends in turn on the quality of his understanding of God's truth.
- Os Guinness, In Two Minds

2. unwise

adjective. ['ənˈwaɪz'] not appropriate to the purpose.

Synonyms

  • impolitic

Antonyms

  • advantageous
  • expedient

Etymology

  • unwis (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • unwis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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