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  • adv. In an unadvised manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Imprudently; indiscreetly; without due consideration; rashly.

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

  • adv. in an unadvised manner


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  • A word unadvisedly spoken on the one side, or misunderstood on the other; any the least surmise of neglect; sometimes a bare gesture; nay, the very unsuitableness of one man's aspect to another man's fancy, has raised such an aversion to him, as in time has produced a perfect hatred of him; and that so strong and so tenacious, that it has never left vexing and troubling him, till perhaps at length it has worried him to his grave; yea, and after death too, has pursued him in his surviving shadow, exercising the same tyranny upon his very name and memory.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. I.

  • But Obama and his supporters have rudely, unadvisedly, thoughtlessly backed him as the candidate for change.

    Carter says unity ticket would be 'worst mistake'

  • As an individual investor, plunking all your savings into any single thing, whether it be gold or a stock, is always unadvisedly risky.

    Why Dave Is Now a Goldbug

  • My Wife and Harshest Critic has somewhat belatedly pointed out to me that what I unadvisedly called a museum of pornography was in fact a gallery of pre-Columbian erotic pottery in the Larco Museum in Lima.

    Machu Picchu - The Panda's Thumb

  • However, I had not a fit for more than a year and a half till this summer; and then it did not take me unadvisedly.

    New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn

  • One for the Knuckles the Malevolent Nun fans: Cornelius Stone has (perhaps unadvisedly) allowed Sister Knuckles to put up her own MySpace page.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Marriage is an honorable estate: and therefore is not by any to be entered into unadvisedly or lightly; but reverently, discreetly, advisedly, and soberly.


  • Why didst thou break in so hastily and unadvisedly upon the argument with which I was prostrating yonder heretic?

    The Monastery

  • He saw now too well what the spirit had darkly indicated, that, in granting the boon which he had asked so unadvisedly, she had contributed more to his harm than his good.

    The Monastery

  • “First, for entering your royal presence too boldly and unadvisedly —”

    The Talisman


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