the quality of being advisable (Freq. 1)

they questioned the advisability of our policy

Ant: ↑inadvisability
Derivationally related forms: ↑advisable
Hypernyms: ↑wisdom, ↑wiseness, ↑soundness

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  • advisability — (n.) 1778 (in a letter from George Washington at Valley Forge), from ADVISABLE (Cf. advisable) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • advisability — See advisable. * * * …   Universalium

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