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Definition of Unwise


  1. Not wise; defective in wisdom; injudicious; indiscreet; foolish; as, an unwise man; unwise kings; unwise measures.

Unwise Quotations

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
George Washington

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

The whole world is starting to realize that it was the most unwise thing for our society to have ignored women power, to run the society with male priorities.
Yoko Ono

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
James Russell Lowell

This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
Neil Gaiman
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Unwise Translations

unwise in German is unkluge, unklug, unklug
unwise in Hungarian is nem okos, oktalan
unwise in Italian is imprudente
unwise in Spanish is imprudente
unwise in Swedish is oklok
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