- 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: Fr judicieux from Classical Latin judicium, judgment from judex: see judge
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Origin: From French judicieux, from Latin iūdicium, judgment, from iūdex, iūdic-, judge; see judge.
- ju·diˈcious·ly adverb