Search Result for "judicious":
1. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters;
- Example: "judicious use of one's money"
- Example: "a wise decision"
[syn: judicious, wise, heady]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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 judgment; having sound judgment; wise; prudent; sagacious; discreet. [1913 Webster] He is noble, wise, judicious, and best knows The fits o' the season. --Shak. Syn: Prudent; discreet; rational; wise; skillful; discerning; sagacious; well-advised. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
85 Moby Thesaurus words for "judicious": astute, aware, bland, canny, careful, cautious, circumspect, considerate, considered, critical, deliberate, diplomatic, discerning, discreet, discriminating, discriminative, dispassionate, enlightened, equitable, fair, gentle, gingerly, guarded, heedful, hesitant, insightful, intelligent, judgmatic, judgmental, judicative, judicial, judiciary, juridic, juristic, leaving out nothing, logical, mild, mild as milk, mindful, moderate, noncommittal, nonviolent, objective, on guard, overlooking no possibility, pacifistic, pawky, peaceable, peaceful, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, politic, provident, prudent, prudential, rational, reasonable, reflecting, reflective, regardful, safe, sage, sane, sapient, sensible, slow to act, sober, soft, sound, tactful, tame, temperate, tentative, thorough, thoughtful, unadventurous, uncommunicative, undaring, unenterprising, unprecipitate, well-advised, well-informed, well-judged, wise