Definitions for: Judicious
[adj] proceeding from good sense or judgment; "a sensible choice"
[adj] marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a sensible manager"; "a wise decision"
[adj] characterized by good judgment or sound thinking; "judicious journalism"
Webster (1913) Definition: Ju*di"cious, a. [F. judicieux, fr. L. judicium
judgment. See Judicial.]
Of or relating to a court; judicial. [Obs.]
His last offenses to us Shall have judicious hearing.
2. Directed or governed by sound judgment; having sound
judgment; wise; prudent; sagacious; discreet.
He is noble, wise, judicious, and best knows The
fits o' the season. --Shak.
Syn: Prudent; discreet; rational; wise; skillful; discerning;
Synonyms: advisable, prudent, responsible, sensible, wise
Famous Quotes Containing Judicious:
You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise.-- Grenville Kleiser (American Author)
Nothing like a little judicious levity.-- Robert Louis Stevenson (Scottish Writer)
Advertising - a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.-- Northrop Frye (Canadian Critic)
It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe.-- Zachary Taylor (American President)
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.-- Voltaire (French Writer)
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.-- Grantland Rice (American Journalist)
Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it.-- William Shenstone (English Poet)
Judicious absence is a weapon.-- Charles Reade (English Novelist)
All business sagacity reduces itself in the last analysis to judicious use of sabotage.-- Thorstein Veblen (American Economist)
Indeed - judicious, consistent parenting is a dream of mine. No judgements, learning space and listening carefully are my goals.-- Emma Thompson (English Actress)
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.-- Adam Smith (Scottish Economist)
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.-- William Graham Sumner (American Businessman)
The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind.-- William Falconer (Scottish Poet)
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