His government, he said, was one of “prudence and hope” that put a premium on stability.
My dissent had nothing to do with principles; it was a matter of prudence or judgment.
And he is to give this permission only to a priest “who has piety, knowledge, prudence and integrity of life.”
It is highly unlikely that there is some hard break in prudence between those who submitted the form and those who did not.
Obama is right that when it comes to a major nuclear power like Russia, prudence is the best policy.
Chavignis dignity, like his prudence, became lost in his anger.
But prudence instantly counselled me not to let any symptom of anxiety escape me.
Reconsidered, it appeared the part of prudence to wait a little.
But prudence carried the day, and the mutineers retired to the big oak.
He curbs his passion from prudence only, for he was on the point of making Valois a human tassel for a live-oak limb.
mid-14c. (c.1200 as a surname), mid-14c., "intelligence; discretion, foresight; wisdom to see what is suitable or profitable;" also one of the four cardinal virtues, "wisdom to see what is virtuous;" from Old French prudence (13c.) and directly from Latin prudentia "a foreseeing, foresight, sagacity, practical judgment," contraction of providentia "foresight" (see providence). Secondary sense of "wisdom" (late 14c.) is preserved in jurisprudence.