Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being advisable or expedient; advisableness; expediency.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being advisable; advisableness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The quality of being advisable or prudent; advisableness.
  • noun countable An instance of advisability; a consideration in determining overall advisability.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of being advisable

Etymologies

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advisable +‎ -ity

Examples

  • "advisability" this month could be a hint that the monetary easing cycle is approaching its end.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • "advisability" this month could be a hint that the monetary easing cycle is approaching its end.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • "advisability" of future rate moves would depend on inflation, manufacturing sector and lending dynamics and the state of the domestic financial market.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • "advisability" of future rate moves would depend on inflation, manufacturing sector and lending dynamics and the state of the domestic financial market.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • Regarding the advisability of cholera insurance, Barjon, in an email, expressed the need for infrastructure as a priority.

    Georgianne Nienaber: Are Haiti's Cholera Victims Warren Buffett's "Girls in the Convertible?"

  • For whatever one thinks of the advisability of running mega-deficits during a deep recession (and as mainstream economists, we're cautiously in favor) it's hard to find anybody who argues that deficits-as-usual are desirable or even sustainable after the economy returns to full capacity.

    Robert Hahn: Economics for Grownups

  • Conversely, someone's post might raise new questions in your mind -- not about the advisability or viability of your original request, just new questions you might like to think over.

    Considering emigrating to Guadalajara?

  • It does include statements about the advisability of respecting civil rights, avoiding demonizing Muslims, empowering local communities and institutions, and fostering dialogue -- all strategies that have been pursued in various ways already.

    Mark Potok: New White House Extremism Report Sober, Tepid

  • Stella Allendale in the prenuptial days, and he seriously considered the advisability of shaving his crown and growing a new one.

    Chun Ah Chun

  • A quarter of a mile in either direction, looking out along the shallow canyon of the sand-hills, Dag Daughtry could see the sentry-boxes of the guards, themselves armed and more prone to kill than to lay hands on any escaping pest-man, much less persuavively discuss with him the advisability of his return to the prison house.

    CHAPTER XXI

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