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Synonyms for imprudent
ɪmˈprud ntim·pru·dent

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  1. imprudentadjective

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

  2. imprudentadjective

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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

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  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 Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. imprudentadjective

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

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  1. 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.

  2. Finance Minister Felipe Larrain:

    It's a complex situation and seems to be an imprudent move, we need to check whether it's a violation of the contract or the spirit of the contract from the government's point of view. We will protect the interests of the Chilean state.

  3. Vaclav Havel:

    Society is a complex and mysterious creation and . it's extremely imprudent to believe in the fact it presents you with at a given moment, let alone to consider it the one and only true face.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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