Adjective "judicious" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Having, showing, or done with good judgement or sense.
  1. 'You have a logical, judicious, and pleasant way of expressing yourself and you do so in a straightforward fashion.'
  2. 'Most of the women credit card holders are judicious in using their cards.'
  3. 'They too believed in historic inevitability, but felt it judicious to help history along with a bit with military force.'
  4. 'It is a careful, judicious, moderate way forward proposed by a man who knows about war.'
  5. 'I think the play might have benefited from some judicious cutting, as this is a very wordy piece, which went on for more than three hours.'
  6. 'This judicious selection means less than 200 garments worldwide will be produced.'
  7. 'The curators were judicious in their selection of authors for the exhibition catalogue.'
  8. 'Organised for the 19th year, the fair aims to impress on the young the need for judicious use of water.'
  9. 'With judicious editing and good music, suddenly you can seem like a star on the screen.'
  10. 'The overall presentation is straightforward, the placing and lighting are thoughtful and judicious.'


1. using or showing judgment as to action or practical expediency; discreet, prudent, or politic: judicious use of one's money.

2. having, exercising, or characterized by good or discriminating judgment; wise, sensible, or well-advised: a judicious selection of documents.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be judicious in storages."

"attorneys can be judicious in uses."

"uses can be judicious."

"mixtures can be judicious."

"choices can be judicious."

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Late 16th century: from French judicieux, from Latin judicium ‘judgement’ (see judicial).