Definition of unadvisedly in English:


Pronunciation /ˌənədˈvīzidlē/ /ˌənədˈvaɪzɪdli/


  • In an unwise or rash manner.

    ‘they enter into nothing lightly or unadvisedly’
    • ‘Therefore marriage is not to be entered into unadvisedly or lightly, but reverently, deliberately, and in accordance with the purposes for which it was instituted by God.’
    • ‘It is, however, just as important for progressive parents to censor the reflexive politics that work, if not unconsciously then often, at least, unadvisedly, to reinscribe an idealized form of our own life trajectory onto the kids.’
    • ‘The play I am currently working on tells the story of a couple who, unadvisedly, revisit their failed relationship by getting back in contact to ‘work things out’ and ‘move on’.’
    • ‘He warns of the dangers of rushing to market too quickly, accusing some advisers of pushing them unadvisedly along that route.’
    • ‘If you read it out loud in a deep rumbling American voice (as I did, unadvisedly, in the office), it sounds like possibly the worst trailer in the world, for possibly the worst tv movie ever.’
    • ‘I shook Cal off and fled, unadvisedly, to the surface, hoping I wasn't down deep enough to contract the bends on the way up.’
    • ‘Top of its bill is an unadvisedly over-crowded bicycle, ridden by 14 girls, all at the same time.’
    • ‘You shouldn't use the word slander unadvisedly.’
    • ‘Marriage was clearly not undertaken unadvisedly or wantonly, and celibacy was commonplace.’
    • ‘The defendant in a criminal action should be permitted to withdraw his plea of guilty given unadvisedly, either before or after judgment.’
    • ‘Therefore, this covenant is not entered into lightly or unadvisedly.’