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The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind.
William Falconer

Meaning of "judicious" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JUDICIOUS

judicious  [dʒuːˈdɪʃəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JUDICIOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Judicious is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES JUDICIOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of judicious in the English dictionary

The definition of judicious in the dictionary is having or proceeding from good judgment.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JUDICIOUS


ambitious
æmˈbɪʃəs
auspicious
ɔːˈspɪʃəs
bootylicious
ˌbuːtɪˈlɪʃəs
curvaceous
kɜːˈveɪʃəs
delicious
dɪˈlɪʃəs
expeditious
ˌɛkspɪˈdɪʃəs
fictitious
fɪkˈtɪʃəs
gracious
ˈɡreɪʃəs
injudicious
ˌɪndʒʊˈdɪʃəs
malicious
məˈlɪʃəs
Mauritius
məˈrɪʃəs
nutritious
njuːˈtrɪʃəs
ostentatious
ˌɒstɛnˈteɪʃəs
seditious
sɪˈdɪʃəs
spacious
ˈspeɪʃəs
spadiceous
speɪˈdɪʃəs
superstitious
ˌsuːpəˈstɪʃəs
suspicious
səˈspɪʃəs
tenacious
tɪˈneɪʃəs
vicious
ˈvɪʃəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JUDICIOUS

judication
judicative
judicator
judicatorial
judicatory
judicature
judicial
Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
judicial enquiry
judicial inquiry
judicial murder
judicial proceedings
judicial review
judicial sale
judicial separation
judicially
judiciaries
judiciary
judiciously
judiciousness

WORDS THAT END LIKE JUDICIOUS

atrocious
bodacious
capricious
conscious
efficacious
ferocious
hellacious
luscious
officious
pernicious
precious
precocious
previous
pugnacious
safety-conscious
self-conscious
specious
subconscious
unconscious
vivacious
voracious

Synonyms and antonyms of judicious in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «JUDICIOUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «judicious» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of judicious

Translation of «judicious» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JUDICIOUS

Find out the translation of judicious to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of judicious from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «judicious» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

明智的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

juicioso
570 millions of speakers

English

judicious
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विवेकपूर्ण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حكيمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разумное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

judicioso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিচক্ষণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

judicieux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bijaksana
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

klug
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

賢明な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

현명한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apik banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khôn ngoan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறப்பான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शहाणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

akıllıca
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

assennato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

legalne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розумне
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

judicioasă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνετή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oordeelkundige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gill
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forstandig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of judicious

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JUDICIOUS»

The term «judicious» is quite widely used and occupies the 50.823 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JUDICIOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about judicious

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10 QUOTES WITH «JUDICIOUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word judicious.
1
Lena Dunham
I'm ridiculous in my oversharing; my mom and sister are very open but a little more judicious than me... and my father is a decidedly private person.
2
William Falconer
The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind.
3
Northrop Frye
Advertising - a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.
4
Grenville Kleiser
You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise.
5
Charles Reade
Judicious absence is a weapon.
6
Grantland Rice
Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.
7
William Shenstone
Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it.
8
Adam Smith
It is not by augmenting the capital of the country, but by rendering a greater part of that capital active and productive than would otherwise be so, that the most judicious operations of banking can increase the industry of the country.
9
William Graham Sumner
A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.
10
Zachary Taylor
It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JUDICIOUS»

Discover the use of judicious in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to judicious and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Judicious Eye: Architecture Against the Other Arts
In The Judicious Eye, Joseph Rykwert examines how this separation of roles occured, how architecture and the arts are now coming together again, and what this implies for the future.
Joseph Rykwert, 2008
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Judicious Choices: The New Politics of Supreme Court ...
Traces the increasing contentiousness and publicity surrounding the confirmation of nominees to the Supreme Court and argues that such changes are the result of trends in the political process, the expansion of judicial power, and changes ...
Mark Silverstein, 2007
3
Black Coal Miners in America: Race, Class, and Community ...
Judicious. Mixture. in. Central. Appalachia. 1880-1920. The prevailing patterns of race relations in the American coalfields resulted in the exclusion of blacks in the North and nearly complete dependence upon them in the South.
Ronald L. Lewis, 1987
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THE WORKS OF THAT LEARNED AND JUDICIOUS DIVINE MR. RICHARD ...
ISAAC WALTON. 94 APPENDIX TO THE LIFE OF And I do profess by the faith of a Christian, that Dr. Spencer's wife (who was my aunt11, and sister to George Cranmer, of whom I have spoken) told me forty years since, in these, or in words to ...
ISAAC WALTON, 1845
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The Competent Life: A Treatise on the Judicious Development, ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Thomas Dyson West, 2012
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Universitas and moral excellence: higher education and the ...
This work was born out of a concern that the advancement of society's underlying moral strength is becoming increasingly weaker.
D. Ray Hostetter, 2007
7
Philosophy Bridging the World Religions
tana tradition that advances human knowledge towards a determinate universal theory of judicious deeds. 2.5. SET OF JUDICIOUS DEEDS FROM THE PAST Acts of judicious deeds must have often occurred in the past. Indeed many of them ...
P. Koslowski, 2003
8
Classroom Discipline in American Schools: Problems and ...
After the use of Judicious Discipline, a suspension was a rare event, used only with three students during the last school year. The concept of an in-school suspension was eliminated, and in its place was a problem-solving session with the ...
Ronald E. Butchart, Barbara McEwan, 1998
9
The Works of That Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr Richard ...
Title: The Works of That Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker: Containing Eight Books of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, and Several Other Treatises: With an Index to the Whole: to Which Is Prefixed the Life of the Author ...
Richard Hooker, 2010
10
Educating Tomorrow's Valuable Citizen: New Directions in ...
observations, surveys, and interviews with students and teachers who are experiencing Judicious Discipline together. The model is currently being used in schools across the country, in grades K through 12, in rural, urban, and suburban  ...
Joan N. Burstyn, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JUDICIOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term judicious is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ben Stokes agony as all-rounder falls short of century and England …
BEN STOKES fell an agonising 13 runs short of an Ashes century at Lord's after a morning of application and judicious hitting as England ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
United by Faith a Million Pray in Unison at Lord's Nabakalebar Rath …
But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
3
Gujarat Rises in Delhi Durbar as Kerala Bows Out
But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
4
US Aid Agency Sidesteps Government Crackdown on NGOs
But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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2 Dead, 6 Injured as Building Collapses in West Delhi
But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Chennai Top Suicide City; Tamil Nadu Rate Drops a Tad
But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Girl's Murder: Kejriwal Announces Rs 5 Lakh Compensation, Slams …
But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Health Notes: It's strictly meditation now, says Camilla Sacre-Dallerup
'Dramatic changes are achieved with judicious placement of fat to the brassiere strap grooves,' said the surgeons from Bezmialem Vakif ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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More Than 400 Arrested in Saudi Crackdown on IS
But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Vyapam Scam: CBI Registers Preliminary Inquiry Into 9 Deaths
But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»

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