from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent.
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- 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
In it, prudence is described as an "intelligence capable, by a certain judicious method, of distinguishing good and bad; likewise the knowledge of an art is called Wisdom; and again, a well-furnished memory and experience in diverse matters is termed Wisdom."
So Europe Between the Oceans, at once compelling and judicious, is an extraordinary book.
A serious part of the gardener's work during the average summer consists in judicious watering of the garden.
"In this context, the phrase 'more judicious' is really code for 'let's appease Pakistani sensitivities,' " said a U.S. official.
'It's what ye might call a judicious seliction fr'm th' best features iv thim ar-rts, 'I says.
Yet, in this day, if at any time there is any difference in matters of doctrine between Christians, the first and last wish -- the one sovereign object -- of so-called judicious men, is to hush it up.
The first step is to obtain a good plan; that is, a judicious selection of the sciences, & a practicable grouping of some of them together, & ramifying of others, so as to adapt the professorships to our uses & our means.
(Whether Obama's choice of words on the eve of an election was politicall judicious is another matter.)
And palate call judicious; I the praife xoxo Yield thee, fo well this day thou haft purveyed.
With his two Supreme Court choices Clinton bowed to the desire of the public and Congress for more judicious, meaning less legislative, justices.