Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having received no advice; not informed.
  • adj. Carried out without careful deliberation; imprudent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not advised

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not prudent; not discreet; ill advised.
  • adj. Done without due consideration; wanton; rash; inconsiderate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not prudent; not discreet; indiscreet.
  • Done without due consideration; rash; ill-advised.
  • Not advised; not having received advice or advices.

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

  • adj. without careful prior deliberation or counsel
  • adj. having received no information

Etymologies

un- +‎ advised (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Two years later he was charged by Charles's commissioners with seditious words, and apologized for certain "unadvised" expressions; but the committee of

    A Study of Hawthorne

  • Single-handed, unadvised, in the teeth of the laughter of Guvutu and of the competition of men like Morgan and Raff, she had gone into the adventure and brought it through to success.

    Chapter 19

  • If he were left alone an unadvised, he might decide to be a martyr.

    Matthew Yglesias » Strange Libertarians

  • Lord O'Lerney soon joined them; and after thanking Camilla for granting, and his Ambassadress for obtaining him an audience, said; 'I have been eager for the honour of a conference with Miss Tyrold, in the hope of somewhat alleviating the fears for the future, that may naturally join with displeasure for the present, from the very unadvised step of this morning.

    Camilla

  • The compassionating, yet judicious Lady Isabella, willing to shorten the sufferings she pitied, made yet another effort to prevent this unadvised return, by proposing they should both sleep this night at

    Camilla

  • Origen himself, whose unadvised speculations were charged with the guilt of Arianism, and who employed terms like "the second God," concerning the Logos, which were never adopted by the Church -- this very Origen taught the eternal Sonship of the Word, and was not a Semi-Arian

    Who is Origen?

  • However, it could have been rigged up with a tripod and timer or clicker, or by carefully holding the bowl in one hand and taking a picture with the other but this is highly unadvised even though I do it all of the time as one is just begging for the camera to face-plant in the chocolate sauce.

    peanut butter crispy bars | smitten kitchen

  • Because the small unadvised investor is historically wrong.

    "Buy American. I Am."

  • MICHAEL MORRIS, BUSINESS PROFESSOR: In their effort to be entertaining are unwittingly conveying some meanings to people that could lead those people to make unadvised investment decisions.

    CNN Transcript Oct 18, 2008

  • Gibeonite; he stands for the intellectual faculties, a cool head and whatever serves to keep it cool; no unadvised industry, no unrewarded self-devotion, no loss of the brains in toil.

    Representative Men

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