ill-advised ill-advised

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without careful prior deliberation or counsel

Usage(s):

  1. Hurricane season is a time to board up the house, gather emergency supplies and gear up to watch reporters do ill-advised live shots.
  2. Jokes about being deaf and anecdotes about Normandy and George Shultz seemed ill-advised even his pen was old.
  3. That's just one of the reasons Levy, a nonsmoker, argues that tobacco taxes are ill-advised.

News

  1. Driver Fail: Man Crashes Car While Trying to Avoid DUI Checkpoint

    As if we needed further proof that drinking impairs judgment, a man's ill-advised attempt to avoid a DUI checkpoint resulted in a car crash that got him arrested. [ more › ]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: LAist

  2. Video: Gael Monfils hits crazy trick shot at Gerry Weber Open

    The King of Ill-Advised Trick Shots was at it again on Friday. After winning the first set, Gael Monfils was serving at 3-5 in the second set of his quarterfinal match against Tommy Haas at the Gerry Weber Open when he had an easy lob to put away to take a 30-15 lead in the game.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Chad Johnson Lawyer Seeks Reprieve From Jail Sentence

    *As previously reported by EURweb, Former NFL wideout Chad Johnson was sentenced to 30 days behind bars for giving his attorney a “thank you” pat on the rear end in court Monday, sources say. The ill-advised, ill-timed gesture is one of many used by athletes to express emotion during competition. The abrupt ruling came just [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: EURweb

Quotes

  1. On a media conference call Sunday, Obama said Clinton was guilty of "an unfortunate remark, an ill-advised remark," and denied that his campaign was whipping up black opposition to the former first lady.
    on Jan 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "I got involved in something I should have had no part of. I realize that I should have used better judgment and I regret not thinking things through before I made a spontaneous and ill-advised decision to let myself get involved with the people...
    on Jun 10, 2009 By: Jessica Alba Source: Popeater

  3. "I think that the almost undeviating support by Great Britain for the ill-advised policies of President Bush in Iraq have been a major tragedy for the world," Carter said.
    on May 19, 2007 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Reuters AlertNet

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