(the) wisdom of (doing) something


(the) wisdom of (doing) something
the wisdom of (doing) something phrase
how sensible something is

People are already questioning the wisdom of the move.

He disagreed with the minister on the wisdom of raising taxes.

Thesaurus: sensible and reasonablesynonym someone who is intelligent or well informedhyponym
Main entry: wisdom

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