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injudicious

[in-joo-dish-uh s] /ˌɪn dʒuˈdɪʃ əs/
adjective
1.
not judicious; showing lack of judgment; unwise; imprudent; indiscreet:
an injudicious decision.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; in-3 + judicious
Related forms
injudiciously, adverb
injudiciousness, noun
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injudicious

/ˌɪndʒʊˈdɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
not discreet; imprudent
Derived Forms
injudiciously, adverb
injudiciousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for in judicious

injudicious

adj.

1640s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + judicious. Related: Injudiciously.

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