judicious

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Based on Middle French judicieux, itself based on Latin iudicium.

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judicious (comparative more judicious, superlative most judicious)

  1. Having, characterized by, or done with good judgment or sound thinking.
    • 1792, Anthony à Wood, The History and Antiquities of the University of Oxford: In Two Books[1], volume 1, Oxford: John Gutch, OCLC 642441055, page 661:
      One hall called Civil Law Hall or School, flouriſhed about this time (though in its buildings decayed) by the care of the learned and judicious Dr. Will. Warham Principal or Moderator thereof []

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