against one's better judgement

contrary to what one feels to be wise.

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  • against one's better judgement — ► against one s better judgement contrary to what one feels to be wise. Main Entry: ↑judgement …   English terms dictionary

  • against one's better judgement — RELUCTANTLY, unwillingly, grudgingly. → judgement * * * against one s better judgement Contrary to what one believes to be right • • • Main Entry: ↑judge …   Useful english dictionary

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  • judgement — (also judgment) ► NOUN 1) the ability to make considered decisions or form sensible opinions. 2) an opinion or conclusion. 3) a decision of a law court or judge. ● against one s better judgement Cf. ↑against one s better judgement …   English terms dictionary

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