from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having, or characterized by, good judgment or sound thinking
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or relating to a court; judicial.
- adj. Directed or governed by sound judgment; having sound judgment; wise; prudent; sagacious; discreet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having or exercising sound judgment; well-judging; prudent; discreet; sensible: as, a judicious parent or teacher; a judicious historian.
- Manifesting good judgment; well-judged; carefully considered or planned: as, a judicious use of time or money; judicious treatment of the insane.
- Relating to a court or to the administration of justice; judicial.
- Synonyms and Prudent, rational, wise, discreet, intelligent, skilful, discerning, sagacious, sound, cool, politic. See sensible and astute.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
From French judicieux, from Latin iūdicium, judgment, from iūdex, iūdic-, judge; see judge.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Based on Middle French judicieux, itself based on Latin iudicium. (Wiktionary)