Advisability



proper to be suggested or recommended; desirable or wise, as a course of action:
Is it advisable for me to write to him?
open to or desirous of .
Contemporary Examples

While we were discussing the advisability of my departure Geneviève reappeared in the doorway without her bonnet.
Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show Robert W. Chambers February 19, 2014

Historical Examples

The necessity for and the advisability of spraying have already been pointed out.
Apple Growing M. C. Burritt

We should never begin to consider the advisability of submitting to it.
Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

She appeared to reflect, for an instant, on the advisability of saying more.
The Adventures of a Widow Edgar Fawcett

Then for days he considered the advisability of such a move.
Once to Every Man Larry Evans

She had even debated within herself the advisability, the possibility of yielding to his evident regard.
Find the Woman Arthur Somers Roche

For one moment Wilson considered the advisability of springing for him.
The Web of the Golden Spider Frederick Orin Bartlett

The advisability of such a measure became manifest to all later, when it was too late.
Great Ralegh Hugh De Selincourt

He had not thought of doing so, but the advisability of such a step at once appealed to him.
A Great Man Arnold Bennett

The changing and increasing demands of the service indicated the advisability of certain changes of design.
America’s Munitions 1917-1918 Benedict Crowell

adjective
worthy of recommendation; prudent; sensible
n.

1778 (in a letter from George Washington at Valley Forge), from advisable + -ity.
adj.

1640s, from advise (v.) + -able.

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    to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious. to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security. to give (a person, group, etc.) information or notice (often followed by of): The investors were advised of the risk. They […]

  • Advise of

    to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious. to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security. to give (a person, group, etc.) information or notice (often followed by of): The investors were advised of the risk. They […]



  • Advise with

    to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious. to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security. to give (a person, group, etc.) information or notice (often followed by of): The investors were advised of the risk. They […]

  • Advised

    considered (usually used in combination): ill-advised; well-advised. informed; apprised: The president was kept thoroughly advised. to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious. to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security. to give (a person, group, etc.) […]



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