imprudent

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adjective im·pru·dent \(ˌ)im-ˈprü-dənt\

Definition of imprudent

  1. :  not prudent :  lacking discretion, wisdom, or good judgment an imprudent investor

imprudently

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Examples of imprudent in a Sentence

  1. It's politically imprudent to stir up such controversy during an election year.

  2. a very sweet girl, but so imprudent that no one trusts her with a secret

Origin and Etymology of imprudent

Middle English, from Latin imprudent-, imprudens, from in- + prudent-, prudens prudent


First Known Use: 14th century


IMPRUDENT Defined for English Language Learners

imprudent

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adjective im·pru·dent \(ˌ)im-ˈprü-dənt\

Definition of imprudent for English Language Learners

  • : not wise or sensible : not prudent



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