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Synonyms for imprudent
ɪmˈprud ntim·pru·dent

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  1. imprudentadjective

    injudicious, heedless, careless, unwise, ill-advised, indiscreet, incautious, negligent, rash

  2. imprudentadjective

    Not prudent; wanting in prudence or discretion; indiscreet; injudicious; not attentive to consequence; improper.

    rash, incautious, ill-advised, negligent, indiscreet, unwise, heedless, careless, injudicious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. imprudentadjective

    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

    provident, discreet, judicious, circumspect, prudential, heady, prudent, wise

  2. imprudentadjective

    lacking wise self-restraint

    "an imprudent remark"

    discreet, wise, circumspect, prudential, judicious, heady, provident, prudent

Editors Contribution

  1. impulsive

    imprudent and impulsive have extremely similar meanings impulsive- acting suddenly without forethought

    i was imprudent to put myself at such risk. impulsive nature may miss a key element.

    Submitted by anonymous on March 29, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. imprudentadjective

    indiscreet, inconsiderate, incautious, injudicious, improvident, careless, rash, unadvised

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  1. Defense Secretary Mark Esper:

    I think we just got to again assess the situation -- let's see what they're saying publicly, see what they're saying privately, look at our intelligence, all those things, we're not going to do anything imprudent. ... These are serious times and we take things one step at a time.

  2. Eldred Masunungure:

    Grace operates in the shadow of the president. She should be regarded as a king- or queen-maker and it would be imprudent if Mnangagwa was to cross her path at this stage.

  3. Victor Cousin:

    All men have an equal right to the free development of their faculties they have an equal right to the impartial protection of the state but it is not true, it is against all the laws of reason and equity, it is against the eternal nature of things, that the indolent man and the laborious man, the spendthrift and the economist, the imprudent and the wise, should obtain and enjoy an equal amount of goods.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    It is imprudent on part of a person to say that 'Being Kind' and 'Being Intelligent' are two different characteristics found in people.

  5. Caitlin Carroll:

    I think once we've proven we can do the work and that we can have safe drugs from across the border, I think it would be imprudent on the part of the federal government to deny us.

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