Definition of unwisely in English:



  • In a way that shows poor judgement; foolishly.

    ‘he unwisely chose to represent himself in court’
    ‘we have all probably acted unwisely from time to time’
    sentence adverb ‘unwisely, she repeated the remark to her mother’
    • ‘Somewhat unwisely, he shared his findings with the artist who then patented the process without acknowledging his input.’
    • ‘He unwisely eats an extremely old egg salad sandwich from a vending machine.’
    • ‘Buying them now would mean unwisely locking in today's low yields.’
    • ‘In some cases, unwisely planned home improvements can actually detract value from a property.’
    • ‘Whoever uses power unwisely will be shorn of power.’