ill-considered ill-considered


  • (adj) not given careful consideration


  1. Never again, we thought, would our military's senior leaders remain silent as American troops were marched off to an ill-considered engagement.
  2. He is mindful of how ill-considered asides by policymakers can cause financial-market angina.
  3. Lots and lots of guys, in ill-striped shirts, in ill-fitting pants and with ill-considered caps on their balding heads.



  1. "I and senior management agree with the American public that this was an ill-considered project," said Rupert Murdoch, News Corp. chairman. "We are sorry for any pain that this has caused the families of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson."
    on Nov 20, 2006 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: Forbes

  2. "These qualities often result in impetuous and ill-considered actions and decisions," Kennedy wrote.
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: Daily Record (subscription)

  3. "Her point would have been more compelling had she not joined Sen. McCain in making the tragically ill-considered decision to vote for the Iraq war in the first place," said Obama.
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN Political Ticker

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