What is the opposite of wise?

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Adjective
Opposite of having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment
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“It may be unwise to invest in the stock market while prices continue to drop.”
Adjective
Opposite of treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
“I was being sincere when I accepted your challenge to a boxing match.”
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Opposite of marked by, or displaying, a boldness of character
“He may be old and meek, but his discipline remained resolute.”
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Opposite of showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters, sometimes with guile
“He beat me down on the price. He got a bargain from a naive schoolboy and I still resent him now for that.”
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Opposite of beneficial or being of advantage in a given circumstance
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Opposite of marked by having extensive life experiences
“They're too young, too inexperienced and, by the look of their work, unmusical.”
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Opposite of based on or in accordance with reason or logic
“Overall, the moral excuses for war we have been fed are at best inconsistent, illogical and hypocritical.”
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Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“If you have a point, you sure have an obtuse way of explaining it!”
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(of a person) Opposite of having emotional or mental peace
“But that is as far as I can go in praising this decrepit and unbalanced person.”
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Opposite of alert and vigilant
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Opposite of profound in awareness or understanding
“Owen only ever engaged in superficial thoughts and ideas that were shaped by the mainstream.”
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Opposite of sensible and balanced in personality and emotional behavior
“For a grown woman, she sure acts like an immature and petulant child.”
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Opposite of beneficial or being of advantage
“We, however, should realize that it is economically disadvantageous and nonsensical for the state to support an army that is doing no military training.”
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Opposite of having or showing a rational, modern, and well-informed outlook
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Opposite of thinking about or planning the future with imagination or wisdom
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Opposite of deft, dexterous, or skillful, especially with one's hands
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Opposite of treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
“He was an earnest, fluent talker who could unstring his bow and throw a charm even over ordinary topics.”
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Opposite of possessing sound judgment
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Opposite of calm
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Opposite of relating or devoted to the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence
Adjective
Opposite of having a flippant demeanor that is not appreciated under the circumstances
“Please refrain from making any cute comments while we attempt to have a serious discussion about this matter.”
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Opposite of competent or reliable in nature
“Volibear's new kit has proven to be underwhelming on Summoner's Rift, with his unreliable skillset and his neither here-nor-there stats, resulting in a mess of a champion.”
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Opposite of experienced, especially in terms of a profession or a hobby
Adjective
Opposite of capable of working successfully
Noun
Opposite of having information typically not available to others
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