against one's better judgement

against one's better judgement
(contrary to what one feels to be wise or sensible; unwillingly, with reservation, in spite of oneself) – вопреки (собственному) здравому смыслу, вопреки (собственному) голосу разума, вопреки голосу рассудка, вопреки собственному разумению;
~ скрепя сердце (в некоторых контекстах)
against all better judgement – вопреки (всякому) здравому смыслу
Also spelled judgment

If you do something against your better judgement, you do it although you are not sure that it is a good idea or think it is wrong

I lent him the money against my better judgement. (Cambridge Idioms Dictionary)
.....Against my better judgement, I agreed.
....he persuaded me against my better judgement to join him.
(oxforddictionaries.com)
..... I took his advice, somewhat against my better judgment.
..... I had fallen for her against all better judgement and advice.

More example sentences

..... Despite this and against my better judgement, I said Lee could come round for a meal while I was out visiting my sister. (oxforddictionaries.com)
..... They are doing it against their better judgment. (oxforddictionaries.com)
..... I listened to the tape against my better judgment. (oxforddictionaries.com)
..... So this feeling of seeing what is right, endorsing what is right, condemning what is wrong, and yet nonetheless finding oneself doing what lies against one's better judgement is a fundamental trope in the Western literary tradition. It's a fundamental trope in the Eastern philosophical tradition. And it's an extraordinarily familiar feeling in all of our lives. (Tamar Gendler)

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