Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an unwise manner; injudiciously; indiscreetly; not wisely; not prudently: as, unwisely rigid; unwisely studious.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In an unwise manner; foolishly.
- adv. without good sense or judgment
- From Old English unwīslice. (Wiktionary)
“My parents wouldn't let me buy a sword at 12 even though I had saved up all my money, as they feared I would use it 'unwisely' - like against other people.”
“We stated that the desire to be first, or at least not to be consistently behind the others, led the networks to make calls unwisely, based on sketchy and sometimes mistaken information.”
“Perhaps you misread the word 'unwisely' to mean stupidity.”
“News Item (1999): House Majority Whip Tom DeLay questions the competence of President Clinton during Kosovo war, saying he committed American troops "unwisely" into a "Balkan quagmire.”
“Her donation to the family on the street of 250 as if she gave him a large sum of money he would spend it 'unwisely' left me speechless.”
“I never want to read sentences that begin with "unwisely".”
“There, it floods every night, washing away all those who unwisely give in to the wrong spirit in this crossroads between monotone Christianity and African polyphony.”
“Let's hope that leaders once again take up the serious issues they so unwisely abandoned in political frenzy of the midterm elections.”
“Manufacturers blame the price increases on futures contracts they unwisely bought, and now they're paying too much for cheapened ingredients.”
“Those summoned for instant departure included Laura Roberts from news – one of two reporters who posed as constituents of Vince Cable and recorded him unwisely "declaring war on Murdoch" – plus regional specialist Richard Savill and consumer writer Myra Butterworth.”
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