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  • What is the opposite of Wise?
  • What does wise mean?
  • Firstly before explain the opposite of Wise, wise meaning is; 
  • Adjective, wiser, wisest:
  • i.) Having the power of discerning and judging properly as to what is true or right; possessing discernment, judgment, or discretion.
  • ii.) characterized by or showing such power; judicious or prudent: a wise decision.
  • iii.) Possessed of or characterized by scholarly knowledge or learning; learned; erudite: wise in the law.
  • iv.) Having knowledge or information as to facts, circumstances, etc.: We are wiser for their explanations.
  • v.) Slang. informed; in the know: You’re wise, so why not give us the low-down?
  • vi.) Archaic. having knowledge of magic or witchcraft.
  • Verb (used with object), wised, wising:
  • vii.) Slang. to make wise or aware: I’ll wise you, kid.
  • Verb phrases:
  • viii.) wise up, Slang. to make or become aware of a secret or generally unknown fact, situation, attitude, etc.: They wised him up on how to please the boss. She never wised up to the fact that the joke was on her.
  • Idioms:
  • ix.) be /get wise to, Slang. to be or become cognizant of or no longer deceived by; catch on: to get wise to a fraud.
  • x.) Get wise, Slang. to become informed. to be or become presumptuous or impertinent: Don’t get wise with me, young man!
  • xi.) Put /set someone wise, Slang. to inform a person; let a person in on a secret or generally unknown fact: Some of the others put him wise to what was going on.


  • Similar words as wise; learned, erudite, sophisticated, omniscient, profound, smart, intelligent, clever, cute, astute, knowledgeable, informed, learned, versed, conversant, practised, resourceful, skilled, clever, adept, skillful, experienced, pedantic, priggish, bumptious, cavalier, scholar, pundit, bookman, figure, form, shape, image, method, process, way.






  • Opposite of wise Adjective listfoolish, careless, heedless, idiotic, ignorant, inattentive, incautious, indiscreet, inexperienced, insensitive, irrational, obtuse, reckless, senseless, stupid, thoughtless, unaware, uneducated, uninformed, unintelligent, unknowledgeable, unrealistic, unreasonable, unsophisticated, unsound, unwise, blunt, dull, kind


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