Definition of Ill-considered

1. Adjective. Not given careful consideration. "An ill-judged attempt"

Exact synonyms: Ill-judged, Improvident, Shortsighted
Similar to: Imprudent
Derivative terms: Shortsightedness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ill-considered

ilke
ilkon
ilkoon
ilks
ill
ill-advised
ill-advisedly
ill-affected
ill-begotten
ill-being
ill-boding
ill-bred
ill-breeding
ill-chosen
ill-conceived
ill-considered (current term)
ill-defined
ill-disposed
ill-doing
ill-equipped
ill-famed
ill-fated
ill-fatedly
ill-favored
ill-favoured
ill-favouredness
ill-fed
ill-formed
ill-gotten
ill-gotten gains

Literary usage of Ill-considered

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1. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1903)
"AN ill-considered COLOR-THEORY. That the making of color-theories goes on apace is a most healthy sign of intellectual activity — a sign that there is a ..."

2. The Talisman: A Tale of the Crusaders by Walter Scott (1878)
"But do not, for Planta- genet's hasty speeches and ill-considered actions, forsake the noble cause of the redemption of Palestine—do not throw away earthly ..."

3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"even more ill considered and mischievous than those with the Telegraph Companies; and here it is most obvious that any stipulation was admitted which the ..."

4. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"... Stanbery hands in his Resignation — The President's Ill- considered Talks with Newspaper Men — Senator Sherman wishes a Naval Lieutenant court-martialed ..."

5. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1898)
"We were told that it was a Bill crude and ill-considered, and that it ... As I have said—firstly, " crude and ill-considered " ; then it has been called ..."

6. United States in the World War by John Bach McMaster (1918)
"... and that in the meantime Congress should be careful not to "ball up" a diplomatic situation by any kind of hasty and ill-considered action. ..."

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