Judicious definition

jo͝o-dĭshəs
Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful.
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Having, or characterized by, good judgment or sound thinking.
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Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent.
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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.

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Origin of judicious

  • From French judicieux from Latin iūdicium judgment from iūdex iūdic- judge judge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Based on Middle French judicieux, itself based on Latin iudicium.

    From Wiktionary