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judicious Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    wise; heady.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision

Ju*di"cious adjective
F. judicieux, fr. L. judicium judgment. See Judicial.
  1. Of or relating to a court; judicial. Obs.
    His last offenses to us Shall have judicious hearing. Shak.
  2. Directed or governed by sound judgment; having sound judgment; wise; prudent; sagacious; discreet.
    He is noble, wise, judicious, and best knows The fits o' the season. Shak.
    Syn. -- Prudent; discreet; rational; wise; skillful; discerning; sagacious; well-advised.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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