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  • Like, bad, inadvisable bad.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • So the whole endeavor just seemed inadvisable.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Doctors felt it was inadvisable to operate, so he was sent home with little hope of recovery.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • I wanted to grab his shoulders and check on him, but since I had an arrow in each hand, that was inadvisable.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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  • He heard no other sound and he thought it was absurd to keep this up if Wynand had gone, but most inadvisable to look in his direction if he hadn’t.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • She scrambled out from the behind the desk, wearing high heels that seemed inadvisable for a pregnant water mammal.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • The Headmaster thinks it inadvisable for this to continue.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Highly unlikely of course there was even a shadow of truth in the stones and, even supposing, he thought a return highly inadvisable, all things considered.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • "Well, upstairs I came upon a scene, my dears—" Shaking her head cryptically she broke off just in time, for Tommy arose and addressed her politely but sharply: "It’s inadvisable to comment on what goes on in this house."
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Hence, while they were to the fore with invitations, still in so far as their own children and connections were concerned they were also to the fore with precautionary hints as to the inadvisability of too numerous contacts with him.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy

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  • She had been embarrassed by Kennicott’s frankness, but she agreed with him that in the insane condition of civilization, which made the rearing of citizens more costly and perilous than any other crime, it was inadvisable to have children till he had made more money.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • In January, after further consideration, John wrote again to say that if she thought it inadvisable to come to Europe, he would come to her.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • After jotting down this dialogue Tarrou went on to speculate why Camps had joined a band when it was so clearly inadvisable, and what obscure motive had led him to risk his life for the sake of parading the streets on Sunday mornings.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • Inadvisable.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • "Well, it is inadvisable to do so," said Dumbledore, "because to confide a part of your soul to something that can think and move for itself is obviously a very risky business.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • "Inadvisable," Whitney exploded.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • Inchcape Jones vomited feeble proclamations of the inadvisability of toolarge public gatherings, and wrote to London to inquire about Haffkine’s prophylactic, but to Sir Robert Fairlamb he protested, "Honestly, there’s only been a few deaths and I think it’s all passed over.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • It doesn’t negate the fact that my behavior was inadvisable."
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • running on the ice is inadvisable
  • an unnecessary and inadvisable action
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