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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-vahy-zuh-buh l]
    • /ædˈvaɪ zə bəl/
    • /ədˈvaɪ.zə.bl̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-vahy-zuh-buh l]
    • /ædˈvaɪ zə bəl/

Definitions of advisability word

  • adjective advisability proper to be suggested or recommended; desirable or wise, as a course of action: Is it advisable for me to write to him? 1
  • adjective advisability open to or desirous of advice. 1
  • noun advisability The quality of being advisable or sensible; wisdom. 1
  • noun advisability (Uncountable Noun) The quality of being advisable or prudent; advisableness. 0
  • noun advisability (Countable Noun) An instance of advisability; a consideration in determining overall advisability. 0

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Origin of advisability

First appearance:

before 1640
One of the 44% oldest English words
First recorded in 1640-50; advise + -able

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Parts of speech for Advisability


advisability popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

advisability usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for advisability

noun advisability

  • sensibility — capacity for sensation or feeling; responsiveness or susceptibility to sensory stimuli.
  • suitability — such as to suit; appropriate; fitting; becoming.
  • wisdom — the quality or state of being wise; knowledge of what is true or right coupled with just judgment as to action; sagacity, discernment, or insight.
  • prudence — a female given name.
  • sense — any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body: My sense of smell tells me that dinner is ready.

Antonyms for advisability

noun advisability

  • inadvisability — not advisable; inexpedient; unwise.
  • foolishness — resulting from or showing a lack of sense; ill-considered; unwise: a foolish action, a foolish speech.

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