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Synonyms for imprudent
ɪmˈprud nt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imprudent(adj)

    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. imprudent(adj)

    lacking wise self-restraint

    "an imprudent remark"

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


  1. imprudent(adjective)

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

  2. imprudent(adjective)

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

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

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. imprudent(a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    reckless, unwise, careless, injudicious, foolhardy, ill-judged, rash, ill-advised, foolish

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  1. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    It would be, obviously, imprudent for us not to ask these questions.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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