Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a judicious manner; with good judgment; with discretion or wisdom.

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

  • adverb In a judicious manner; with good judgment; wisely.

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  • adverb In a judicious manner.

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  • adverb in a judicious manner

Etymologies

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judicious +‎ -ly

Examples

  • But use the word judiciously, as the matter usually is in dispute.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

  • But use the word judiciously, as the matter usually is in dispute.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

  • Writing judiciously is the way to go and that is what you seem to excel at.

    tongue-tied

  • Keep your household accounts with the greatest exactness, and let your husband see that you take a decided pride and pleasure in judiciously expending the money he intrusts to your care.

    A Manual of Etiquette with Hints on Politeness and Good Breeding

  • All through their girlhood she had felt that she could act on her sister by a word judiciously placed -- by opening a little window for the daylight of her own understanding to enter among the strange colored lamps by which Dodo habitually saw.

    Middlemarch

  • All through their girlhood she had felt that she could act on her sister by a word judiciously placed -- by opening a little window for the daylight of her own understanding to enter among the strange colored lamps by which Dodo habitually saw.

    Middlemarch: a study of provincial life (1900)

  • All through their girlhood she had felt that she could act on her sister by a word judiciously placed -- by opening a little window for the daylight of her own understanding to enter among the strange colored lamps by which

    Middlemarch

  • Among the titles judiciously chosen for development on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC are the racer

    The Escapist : Latest News

  • Among the titles judiciously chosen for development on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC are the racer

    The Escapist : Latest News

  • I am not aware of anyone who has treated it judiciously, which is why I hoped you might have some more references.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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  • I try to steal words from other wordies judiciously.

    June 15, 2007

  • It's not stealing, it's learning. I'm flattered when one of my words becomes popular. It's sharing.

    June 16, 2007

  • "I work as a kitchenhand in a kosher restaurant," said Tom judiciously.

    December 24, 2007