well-informed [wel-in-fawrmd] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for well-informed on Thesaurus.com adjective

  1. having extensive knowledge, as in one particular subject or in a variety of subjects.

Origin of well-informed late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50 Related Words for well-informed knowledgeable, educated, intelligent, aware, trained, versed, schooled Examples from the Web for well-informed Contemporary Examples of well-informed

  • That we have enough information to put together a well-informed opinion in every controversy.

    Who Gets To Talk About Israel?

    Emily L. Hauser

    December 7, 2012

  • Even rational, well-informed people seem to find evidence of a decline in violence hard to believe.

    Despite Viral Attack Video, British Crime Rates Are Down

    Peter Jukes

    November 25, 2012

  • He must present himself as a well-informed CEO rather than a managerial Chief Financial Officer.

    Brett O’Donnell’s Guide to Tonight’s Veep Debate

    Brett O’Donnell

    October 11, 2012

  • A well-informed Jewish politico notes that key AIPAC donors were “really exercised.”

    The Real Jerusalem Platform Fight

    Peter Beinart

    September 14, 2012

  • A breakthrough came the following year when Davies was contacted by a “good and well-informed person.”

    The Man Who Busted Murdoch

    William Underhill

    July 17, 2011

  • Historical Examples of well-informed

  • It would make an ignorant man a well-informed one in less than ten years.


    Samuel Smiles

  • In short, to be a good scout is to be a well-developed, well-informed boy.

    Boy Scouts Handbook

    Boy Scouts of America

  • He was not a person of much energy of character, but he was sensible and well-informed.

    The Settlers in Canada

    Frederick Marryat

  • There are no persons in the community who need to be so wise and well-informed as mothers.

    The Wedding Ring

    T. De Witt Talmage

  • The bland, obsequious, well-informed Ramsay became a great favourite.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook

  • British Dictionary definitions for well-informed well-informed adjective (well informed when postpositive)

    1. having knowledge about a great variety of subjectshe seems to be a well-informed person
    2. possessing reliable information on a particular subject

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