Wise in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Wise

Showing good judgement or the benefit of experience. | (colloquial, ironic) Disrespectful. | (colloquial) Aware, informed.

Short Example Sentences for Wise

  • 1. The public was wise enough. 🔊
  • 2. And if you are wise you will come with me, too. 🔊
  • 3. No; it would not be wise to send her away. 🔊
  • 4. What diff'rence 'twixt a wise man and a fool! 🔊
  • 5. As wise men ought, and careful of his fame. 🔊
  • 6. I'm just as wise as you. 🔊
  • 7. She was in no wise troubled as to the things which appertained to herself. 🔊
  • 8. But it was not necessary and it was not wise to bring that colored woman here. 🔊
  • 9. Surely it is not very wise to use language which may be so easily retorted. 🔊
  • 10. And if so, then such a choice is not evil, but a wise and holy choice. 🔊
  • 11. It is therefore neither wise nor safe to try to please Azrael. 🔊
  • 12. Your head is shaped so prettily that I think you are wise to cut your hair. 🔊
  • 13. Here I raised my eyebrows, and looked indescribably wise at my confreres. 🔊
  • 14. By my troth, you're wise, If it be wise to wish for what can't be. 🔊

How to use Wise in Sentences?

  • 1. This is the only wise course; and it is the only safe course for the necessitarian. 🔊
  • 2. That moment had not come yet, and she knew it, for she was wise from experience. 🔊
  • 3. He himself looked forward to the event without fear, and with a wise and well-grounded hope. 🔊
  • 4. He became wise in judgment, patient in sorrow, and was beloved by all his subjects. 🔊
  • 5. Was Corinna, who had failed in philanthropy and chosen beauty, the only wise one among them? 🔊
  • 6. Although too proud to acknowledge the absurdity of his schemes in words, he was too wise not to give them up in deeds. 🔊
  • 7. He conjured himself by all his gods to be a wise little ostrich and keep his head well tucked into the sand. 🔊
  • 8. It was just when the year had turned that we heard a rumour in the town, and it was in this wise that it reached our ears. 🔊
  • 9. The wise folk who stood around his crib hazarded various predictions as to the issue of his unnatural slumber. 🔊
  • 10. The game is as often lost by a card too many as one too few; but a word to the wise is sufficient. 🔊
  • 11. The gratification which wealth can bestow is not in mere possession, nor in lavishing it with prodigality, but in the wise application of it. 🔊
  • 12. Wherever he went he was a living hero, welcomed and honored as such by the people who owed so much to his wise brain and his unsheathed sword. 🔊
  • 13. Yet, at the moment, appreciating all that it meant to him, she asked herself if she had been wise to let him see the thought in her mind. 🔊
  • 14. But he is speaking of a being as imaginary as the wise man of the Stoics, and whose character varies in different dialogues. 🔊
  • 15. I found that study was not the fashion at college, and that a lad of spirit only ate his terms; and grew wise by dint of knife and fork. 🔊
  • 16. Up to that time a dozen wise old heads, the intellectual aristocracy of the town, had held out, as implacable unbelievers. 🔊
  • 17. The cottage is in no wise remarkable in itself; but I regarded it with reverence, for it had been the asylum of a persecuted author. 🔊
  • 18. It seemed the only wise way of disposing of urgencies that might otherwise entangle and wreck the career I was intent upon. 🔊
  • 19. So if you cannot keep your own brass safe, I can hardly think it wise to trust you to take charge of mine. 🔊
  • 20. To be so lib'ral of advice to others, So wise abroad, and poor in sense at home? 🔊
  • 21. How wise to foster such desires alone, As, although cross'd, are easily supplied! 🔊