- The definition of judicious is having good judgment.
An example of judicious is the decision to attend a particular college after researching several schools and their programs.
Origin of judiciousFrench judicieux ; from Classical Latin judicium, judgment ; from judex: see judge
Origin of judiciousFrom French judicieux, from Latin iūdicium, judgment, from iūdex, iūdic-, judge; see judge.
(comparative more judicious, superlative most judicious)
- Having, or characterized by, good judgment or sound thinking
Based on Middle French judicieux, itself based on Latin iudicium.