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 ?
He called out to a passing traveler for help, but instead of holding out a helping hand, the man stood by unconcernedly, and scolded the boy for his imprudence. "Oh, sir!" cried the youth, "pray help me now and scold me afterwards."
"If that is called imprudence, I wonder what would be called a thoughtful provision against the vicissitudes of fortune."
One day he had the imprudence to recall himself to the memory of the cardinal.
But, before I say any thing else, let me entreat you, as the greatest favor you can do to your sister and your friend, not to enter into any disputes about me with Lady Lundie, and not to commit the imprudence--the useless imprudence, my love--of coming here." She stopped--the paper swam before her eyes.