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Pronunciation: [d͡ʒuːdˈɪʃəsli] (IPA)

Judiciously is an adverb that means to make decisions or act wisely and with good judgement. There are a number of synonyms that can be used to convey this idea, including prudently, wisely, sensibly, thoughtfully, carefully, discreetly, and astutely. Other options might include circumspectly, discerningly, shrewdly, cautiously, and sagely. No matter which term you choose, the idea behind it is the same: to make informed decisions that are based on careful consideration of all available information. Using synonyms for judiciously can help to add variety and nuance to your writing, while still conveying the same essential meaning.

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Judiciously is an adverb that means making decisions or taking actions with good judgment or common sense. Its antonyms are words that describe decisions or actions lacking wisdom, prudence, or judgement. These include recklessly, impulsively, carelessly, foolishly, thoughtlessly, and irresponsibly. When one acts recklessly, they are not taking any account of the consequences or risks, often showing little concern for the safety of others or themselves. Similarly, when one acts impulsively, they may make hasty decisions without considering the long-term consequences or the potential harm that may arise. Therefore, the use of these antonyms highlights the importance of being judicious and thoughtful when making decisions or taking actions.

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Usage examples for Judiciously

The inference drawn from a casual observation of the system was, that no possible benevolence of a practical character could be better conceived or more judiciously administered.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
We had suffered the system to advance too far to impose that check now, but there were other measures which, in his opinion, the Legislature might judiciously take in the same interest.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
In fact, it was one that could not well be put directly, and the man's voice became judiciously sympathetic.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

Famous quotes with Judiciously

  • Carpe diem: i.e. seize each day, make the most of today in order to enjoy your life and yourself eventually. Because, everyday is a privilege given to you by God to utilize and maximize. Thus, never waste any day. Rather, spend everyday positively, wisely, judiciously and industriously as well.
    Emeasoba George
  • The only really consistent humanitarian is the one who is not a flesh-eater; and great, I am satisfied, will be the results, both to the human family and to the animal race, as children are wisely taught and judiciously directed along this line.
    Ralph Waldo Trine
  • Her point of view about student work was that of a social worker teaching finger-painting to children or the insane. I was impressed with how common such an attitude was at Benton: the faculty—insofar as they were real Benton faculty, and not just nomadic barbarians—reasoned with the students, “appreciated their point of view”, used Socratic methods on them, made allowances for them, kept looking into the oven to see if they were done; but there was one allowance they never under any circumstances made—that the students might be right about something, and they wrong. Education, to them, was a psychiatric process: the sign under which they conquered had embroidered at the bottom, in small letters, —and half of them gave it its Babu paraphrase of One expected them to refer to former students as psychonanalysts do: “Oh, she’s an old analysand of mine.” They felt that the mind was a delicate plant which, carefully nurtured, judiciously left alone, must inevitably adopt for itself even the slightest of their own beliefs. One Benton student, a girl noted for her beadth of reading and absence of coöperation, described things in a queer, exaggerated, plausible way. According to her, a professor at an ordinary school tells you “what’s so”, you admit that it is on examination, and what you really believe or come to believe has “that obscurity which is the privilege of young things”. But at Benton, where education was as democratic as in “that book about America by that French writer—de, de—you know the one I mean”; she meant de Tocqueville; there at Benton they wanted you really to believe everything they did, especially if they hadn’t told you what it was. You gave them the facts, the opinions of authorities, what you hoped was their own opinion; but they replied, “That’s not the point. What do ” If it wasn’t what your professors believed, you and they could go on searching for your real belief forever—unless you stumbled at last upon that primal scene which is, by definition, at the root of anything.... When she said there was so much youth and knowledge in her face, so much of our first joy in created things, that I could not think of Benton for thinking of life. I suppose she was right: it is as hard to satisfy our elders’ demands of Independence as of Dependence. Harder: how much more complicated and indefinite a rationalization the first usually is!—and in both cases, it is their demands that must be satisfied, not our own. The faculty of Benton had for their students great expectations, and the students shook, sometimes gave, beneath the weight of them. If the intellectual demands were not so great as they might have been, the emotional demands made up for it. Many a girl, about to deliver to one of her teachers a final report on a year’s not-quite-completed project, had wanted to cry out like a child, “Whip me, whip me, Mother, just don’t be Reasonable!”
    Randall Jarrell
  • Busy editors cannot be expected to put on their posters, "Mr. Wilkinson Still Safe," or "Mr. Jones, of Worthing, Not Dead Yet." They cannot announce the happiness of mankind at all. They cannot describe all the forks that are not stolen, or all the marriages that are not judiciously dissolved. Hence the complex picture they give of life is of necessity fallacious; they can only represent what is unusual
    G. K. Chesterton
  • It is a sore thing to have laboured along and scaled the arduous hilltops, and when all is done, find humanity indifferent to your achievement. Hence physicists condemn the unphysical; financiers have only a superficial toleration for those who know little of stocks; literary persons despise the unlettered; and people of all pursuits combine to disparage those who have none. But though this is one difficulty of the subject, it is not the greatest. You could not be put in prison for speaking against industry, but you can be sent to Coventry for speaking like a fool. The greatest difficulty with most subjects is to do them well; therefore, please to remember this is an apology. It is certain that much may be judiciously argued in favour of diligence; only there is something to be said against it, and that is what, on the present occasion, I have to say.
    Robert Louis Stevenson

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