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 ?
I shan't be able to come back and see you; it was very, very imprudent to-day.
Cora remained silent, for she knew not how to palliate this imprudent severity on the part of her father in a manner to suit the comprehension of an Indian.
It is very imprudent, it is tragic--but, ah, it is so beautiful
There was an opportunity for a deal of foolish and imprudent behavior, but on the whole surprisingly little advantage was taken of it.
I held my Sabbath school at the house of a free colored man, whose name I deem it imprudent to mention; for should it be known, it might embar- rass him greatly, though the crime of holding the school was committed ten years ago.
He came to ask me whether I thought it would be imprudent in him to settle so early; whether I thought her too young: in short, whether I approved his choice altogether; having some apprehension perhaps of her being considered (especially since your making so much of her) as in a line of society above him.
But by an appeal to her affection for her mother, by representing the inconveniences which that indulgent mother must draw on herself, if (as would probably be the case) she consented to this increase of establishment, Marianne was shortly subdued; and she promised not to tempt her mother to such imprudent kindness by mentioning the offer, and to tell Willoughby when she saw him next, that it must be declined.
Oh what a worthy man he is, Mister Copperfield, but how imprudent he has been
The simplicity of the imprudent man was suddenly abused; and so he passed his time with them certain days, which he did in Maybole with Thomas Kennedie, uncle to the said Earl: after which the said Mr Allan passed, with quiet company, to visit the place and bounds of Crossraguel, [his abbacy,] of which the said Earl being surely advertised, determined to put in practice the tyranny which long before he had conceaved.
The former, by aiming at too much, is calculated to effect nothing; the latter, by steering clear of an imprudent extreme, and by being perfectly compatible with a proper provision for the exigencies of the nation, will have a salutary and powerful operation.
I wondered if Captain Nemo, foolishly imprudent, would steer his vessel into that pass where Dumont d'Urville's two corvettes touched; when, swerving again, and cutting straight through to the west, he steered for the Island of Gilboa.
cried Passepartout, in his surprise permitting this imprudent exclamation to escape him.