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Meaning of JUDICIOUS

Pronunciation:  joo'dishus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  proceeding from good sense or judgment; "a sensible choice"
  2. [adj]  marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a sensible manager"; "a wise decision"
  3. [adj]  characterized by good judgment or sound thinking; "judicious journalism"
 

JUDICIOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: advisable, prudent, responsible, sensible, wise
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ju*di"cious\, a. [F. judicieux, fr. L. judicium
judgment. See {Judicial}.]
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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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