Judicious is a word that is often used to describe people who are careful and thoughtful. They often make the best decisions because they are aware of all of the possible consequences of their actions.

  • He was judicious in his decision to fire the employee.

  • She is judicious in her decision to reject the proposal.

Definition of judicious


marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters


heady, wise

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Example Sentences for judicious

  • 1

    Be judicious in the use of sources.

  • 2

    It needs to be used judiciously and with care.

  • 3

    The judicial oath is the foundation of justice.

  • 4

    There is a judicious mix of the academic and practical.

  • 5

    It is the person making the accusation of judicial activism.

  • 6

    The Judicial Council is the highest court in the denomination.

  • 7

    The court is part of the judicial branch of the Government.

  • 8

    The senior judicial officer of the court is the president.

  • 9

    Vietnam vets known for their prudence and judiciousness.

  • 10

    Both are known for their prudence and judiciousness in the use of force.