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- n. The state or quality of being advised.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Deliberate consideration; prudent procedure; caution.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being advised; deliberate consideration; prudent procedure.
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She teaches how to continue with discretion what is thoughtlessly undertaken; she inclines the mind to cleave steadfastly to what was imposed upon it by authority; and imparts to a choice which, though rash at the time, is now irrevocable, all the sanctity, all the advisedness, and, let us say it boldly, all the cheerfulness of a lawful calling.
And might it not be that, in spite of his advisedness, he had suffered too easy a rebuff?
Ralph, since then, had reached the point of deciding that he would never marry; reached it not suddenly or dramatically, but with such sober advisedness as is urged on those about to take the opposite step.
In particular, _First_, We are to come to this service, with the most ponderous advisedness, and most serious deliberation of judgment, that may be.
On the page and on the screen, "Kick-Ass" riffs on the wish-fulfillment afforded by tales of derring-do and the ill-advisedness of taking on the task in real life.
As for 'tribe', plenty of Zionists of my acquaintance were happy to use that term themselves and it carries no particular baggage for me, but you may well be more clued up than me about it's advisedness as an identifier.
What terrifies me is that I don't see a great deal of difference in the general ill-advisedness of having either Sarah Palin or Mary Carey as a leader, aside from the fact that Carey ran as a joke and Palin might actually believe she's qualified.
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