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judicious
used in Jane Eyre

8 uses
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Definition
showing good judgment
  • "Your decisions are perfectly judicious, madam," returned Mr. Brocklehurst.
    Chapter 4 (57% in)
judicious = sensible
  • A brief address on those occasions would not be mistimed, wherein a judicious instructor would take the opportunity of referring to the sufferings of the primitive Christians; to the torments of martyrs; to the exhortations of our blessed Lord Himself, calling upon His disciples to take up their cross and follow Him;
    Chapter 7 (44% in)
  • judicious = wise
  • I felt it would be injudicious to confine her too much at first; so, when I had talked to her a great deal, and got her to learn a little, and when the morning had advanced to noon, I allowed her to return to her nurse.
    Chapter 11 (71% in)
  • injudicious = unwise

    (Editor's note:  The prefix "in-" in injudicious means not and reverses the meaning of judicious. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.)
  • My pupil was a lively child, who had been spoilt and indulged, and therefore was sometimes wayward; but as she was committed entirely to my care, and no injudicious interference from any quarter ever thwarted my plans for her improvement, she soon forgot her little freaks, and became obedient and teachable.
    Chapter 12 (2% in)
  • injudicious = unwise

    (Editor's note:  The prefix "in-" in injudicious means not and reverses the meaning of judicious. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.)
  • Oh, for some good spirit to suggest a judicious and satisfactory response!
    Chapter 20 (91% in)
  • judicious = wise
  • You will find she is some young lady who has had a misunderstanding with her friends, and has probably injudiciously left them.
    Chapter 29 (11% in)
  • injudiciously = in an unwise manner

    (Editor's note:  The prefix "in-" in injudiciously means not and reverses the meaning of judiciously. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.)
  • That I should like to have it is certain: whether it would be judicious or wise is another question.
    Chapter 32 (61% in)
  • judicious = sensible
  • With this persuasion I now answered — "As far as I can see, it would be wiser and more judicious if you were to take to yourself the original at once."
    Chapter 32 (63% in)
judicious = sensible
There are no more uses of "judicious" in Jane Eyre.

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