ill-judged ill-judged


  • (adj) not given careful consideration


  1. He had dismayed party professionals with his overeager, often ill-judged partisanship, e.
  2. In fact, Fortas' action had been even more ill-judged than was at first realized.
  3. He called off ill-judged Saudi forays into Arab politics, decreed a system of ministerial responsibility in the desert realm.


  • Analysis - Davos dilemma: how to help, not harm, world's fragile recovery

    On the face of it, a combination of record low interest rates, ample liquidity and faster economic growth should sustain the world's recovery from financial crisis this year. But the U.S. central bank's effort to return to pre-crisis policy settings still represents a huge leap in the dark as it exits from an unprecedented bout of money printing. An ill-judged move could threaten economic ...
    on January 21, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Lord Chief Justice, said: "We have informed both of them that in our view their decision to engage Miss Driza in these circumstances was ill-judged, particularly in the light of the jurisdiction within which they...
    on May 22, 2008 By: Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers Source:

  2. "The dangers of the Conservative policy of cutting...... 6,000 million pounds out of the economy, as they propose for an emergency budget in June, are as grave as they are ill-judged," Brown said.
    on Apr 23, 2010 By: Gordon Brown Source: New York Times

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