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inadvisable

[in-uh d-vahy-zuh-buh l] /ˌɪn ədˈvaɪ zə bəl/
adjective
1.
not advisable; inexpedient; unwise.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; in-3 + advisable
Related forms
inadvisability, inadvisableness, noun
inadvisably, adverb
Synonyms
imprudent, impolitic, risky.
Antonyms
advisable, prudent, expedient.
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Examples from the web for inadvisable
  • One can easily concoct imaginary situations in which it would be inadvisable, even immoral to do so.
  • Has a condition permanently or temporarily making a vasectomy inadvisable.
British Dictionary definitions for inadvisable

inadvisable

/ˌɪnədˈvaɪzəbəl/
adjective
1.
not advisable; not recommended
2.
unwise; imprudent
Derived Forms
inadvisability, inadvisableness, noun
inadvisably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inadvisable
adj.

1819, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + advisable.

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