judicious judicious  /dʒu ˈdɪ ʃəs/


  • (adj) marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters



  1. He made judicious use of money during the upturn and consequently is able to survive the downturn.
  2. By bringing in a moderate Prime Ministerial candidate, the party has taken the most judicious step.
  3. At the national level, some judicious system of reducing carbon footprint has clearly become absolutely necessary.



  1. The fiscal stimulus will be worth around 1.5% of the EU countries' GDP, including "judicious reductions in tax" and increases in public spending, Mr Brown told a press conference.
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: Bearsden Herald

  2. "When $30 billion of taxpayer money is placed at risk, it is our paramount responsibility to ensure that these actions were necessary and judicious," said Democratic Sen. Christopher Dodd, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee.
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Chris Dodd Source: FOXBusiness

  3. "I think the United States will be judicious enough to accept the changes of atmosphere," said Witoelar, who took over as president of the UN climate change conference this year.
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Rachmat Witoelar Source: International Herald Tribune

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