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Against one’s better judgment

DEFINITION

Acting or saying something you know is inappropriate. Your intelligence, your experience advises one course of action, yet you choose to ignore it. (Compare to Seat of your pants, Tempting fate, Throw caution to the wind or Devil may care.)

“Well I’ll loan you the money but it is against my better judgment.”

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