judicious | judiciously | judiciousness

Exam frequency

GRE

medium

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

using good judgement or sense

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judicious - wise

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To be ‘judicious’ means to be careful or sensible about something. It puts emphasis on the ability to reach wise decisions or just conclusions through using sound judgment. The word should not be confused with ‘judicial’, which is concerned with the administration of justice.

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Synonyms prudent,rational
Antonyms nonsensical,impractical,absurd

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  1. Thanks to some judicious investments, I have managed to make a killing on the stock exchange.

  2. If we are to make the most of the resources available to us, they must be used judiciously.

  3. The judiciousness of her selection is proven by how quickly her candidate has settled into the role.

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