imprudent

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im·pru·dent

 (ĭm-pro͞od′nt)
adj.
Unwise or indiscreet; not prudent.

im·pru′dent·ly adv.

imprudent

(ɪmˈpruːdənt)
adj
not prudent; rash, heedless, or indiscreet
imˈprudence n
imˈprudently adv

im•pru•dent

(ɪmˈprud nt)

adj.
not prudent; lacking discretion; rash: an imprudent remark.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
im•pru′dence n.
im•pru′dent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.imprudent - not prudent or wise; "very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas"; "would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
careless - marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful; "careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark"
improvident - not provident; not providing for the future
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
prudent - careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"
2.imprudent - lacking wise self-restraint; "an imprudent remark"
indiscreet - lacking discretion; injudicious; "her behavior was indiscreet at the very best"

imprudent

imprudent

adjective
Translations
عديم الفِطْنَه، غَيْر مُتَرَوٍّ
nerozumný
ubetænksomuklog
óskynsamur
neprotingaineprotingasneprotingumas
neapdomīgspārsteidzīgs
tedbirsiz

imprudent

[ɪmˈpruːdənt] ADJimprudente

imprudent

[ɪmˈpruːdənt] adjimprudent(e)
It would be imprudent of you to insult him → Il serait imprudent de ta part de l'insulter.

imprudent

adj, imprudently
advunklug

imprudent

[ɪmˈpruːdnt] adjimprudente

imprudent

(imˈpruːdənt) adjective
not having or showing good sense; unwise.
imˈprudently adverb
imˈprudence noun
References in classic literature ?
Camilla was uneasy at this, dreading lest it might prove the means of endangering her honour, and asked whether her intrigue had gone beyond words, and she with little shame and much effrontery said it had; for certain it is that ladies' imprudences make servants shameless, who, when they see their mistresses make a false step, think nothing of going astray themselves, or of its being known.
Manson Mingott's English son-in-law, the banker, and had speedily made himself an important position in the world of affairs; but his habits were dissipated, his tongue was bitter, his antecedents were mysterious; and when Medora Manson announced her cousin's engagement to him it was felt to be one more act of folly in poor Medora's long record of imprudences.
There is a Nemesis which overtakes generosity too, like all the other imprudences of men who dare to be lawless and proud .