|part of speech:
||characterized by or using sound judgment; wise; prudent.
The country must make judicious use of the scarce resources it has.A judicious parent thinks carefully when deciding when and how to punish a child.
- politic, prudent, sagacious, wise
- asinine, ill-advised, injudicious
- similar words:
- advisable, astute, careful, circumspect, discreet, hardheaded, intelligent, levelheaded, provident, reasonable, sage, shrewd, sound
||cagey, canny, discerning, logical, moderate, safe, sane, scrupulous, sensible, sober, tactful
||judiciously (adv.), judiciousness (n.)