judicious


judicious
01. Parents have to be [judicious] in disciplining their children; too much is as bad as too little.
02. By examining a [judicious] selection of contexts, one can gain insight into the meaning and usage of new vocabulary.
03. I think you will find that a more [judicious] use of resources is often less costly and more effective.
04. The government needs to spend this surplus [judiciously] so that there is no increase in the debt.
05. When writing essays, use quotes [judiciously]; quote only those portions of the original text that are relevant to the topic.
06. The government is urging people to use water [judiciously] during the period of the drought.
07. The governor has called upon the police to perform their duties and exercise their power in a [judicious] manner in order to ensure they continue to have the trust of the citizens.
08. You will need to use your inheritance more [judiciously] if you want it to last.
09. International law allows for the [judicious] use of force in suppressing the terrorist threat.
10. The [judicious] use of antibiotics has been shown to be quite effective in treating the disease.
11. Behavior can often be modified through the [judicious] use of rewards and punishment.
12. The band's sound has been improved greatly by some [judicious] mixing on the part of their new producer.
13. The New York State Department of Health has initiated a focused review of [judicious] use of antibiotics in order to address concerns regarding the increase in drug-resistant bacteria.
14. Grenville Kleiser once noted that you can develop good judgment as you do the muscles of your body - by [judicious], daily exercise.
15. Voltaire once stated that originality is nothing but [judicious] imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
16. Mark Twain once suggested that an enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured [injudicious] friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.

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  • Judicious — Ju*di cious, a. [F. judicieux, fr. L. judicium judgment. See {Judicial}.] Of or relating to a court; judicial. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His last offenses to us Shall have judicious hearing. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Directed or governed by sound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • judicious — I adjective apperceptive, astute, calculating, careful, cautious, considerate, considered, deliberate, diplomatic, discerning, discreet, discretionary, discriminating, enlightened, heedful, judgmatic, mindful, moderate, perceptive, percipient,… …   Law dictionary

  • judicious — (adj.) 1590s, having sound judgment, from M.Fr. judicieux (16c.), from L. iudicium judgment, from iudicem (see JUDGE (Cf. judge) (v.)). Meaning careful, prudent is from c.1600. Related: Judiciously; judiciousness …   Etymology dictionary

  • judicious — *wise, sage, sapient, prudent, sensible, sane Analogous words: *rational, reasonable: just, *fair, equitable, dispassionate, objective: sagacious, perspicacious, astute, *shrewd: discreet, prudent (see under PRUDENCE) Antonyms: injudicious:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • judicious — [adj] wise, thoughtful accurate, acute, astute, calculating, careful, cautious, circumspect, clear sighted, considerate, considered, diplomatic, discerning, discreet, discriminating, efficacious, enlightened, expedient, far sighted, informed,… …   New thesaurus

  • judicious — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or done with good judgement. DERIVATIVES judiciously adverb judiciousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • judicious — [jo͞odish′əs] adj. [Fr judicieux < L judicium, judgment < judex: see JUDGE] having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful judiciously adv. judiciousness n …   English World dictionary

  • judicious — judicial, judicious These two words, both derived from the Latin word judex meaning ‘judge’, are easily confused although their current meanings are distinct. Judicial means ‘relating to judges or legal processes’ (a judicial inquiry / a judicial …   Modern English usage

  • judicious — judiciously, adv. judiciousness, n. /jooh dish euhs/, adj. 1. using or showing judgment as to action or practical expediency; discreet, prudent, or politic: judicious use of one s money. 2. having, exercising, or characterized by good or… …   Universalium

  • judicious — adj. (formal) judicious to + inf. (it would be judicious to remain silent) * * * [dʒuː dɪʃəs] (formal) judicious to + inf. (it would be judicious to remain silent) …   Combinatory dictionary