using or showing judgment as to action or practical expediency; discreet, prudent, or politic:judicious use of one's money.
having, exercising, or characterized by good or discriminating judgment; wise, sensible, or well-advised:a judicious selection of documents.
Latin jūdici(um) judgment (see judge, -ium) + -ous; compare Italian giudizioso, French judicieux
1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See practical.
1, 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See moderate.
2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged rational, reasonable, sober, sound, sagacious, enlightened, considered. Judicious,judicial both refer to a balanced and wise judgment. Judicious implies the possession and use of discerning and discriminating judgment:a judicious use of one's time.Judicial has connotations of judgments made in a courtroom and refers to a fair and impartial kind of judgment:cool and judicial in examining the facts.
1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged imprudent.
2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged silly, unreasonable.