improvident

[ im-prov-i-duhnt ]
/ ɪmˈprɒv ɪ dənt /

adjective

not provident; lacking foresight; incautious; unwary.
neglecting to provide for future needs.

Origin of improvident

First recorded in 1505–15; im-2 + provident

Related forms

im·prov·i·dence, nounim·prov·i·dent·ly, adverb
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improvident

/ (ɪmˈprɒvɪdənt) /

adjective

not provident; thriftless, imprudent, or prodigal
heedless or incautious; rash

Derived Forms

improvidence, nounimprovidently, adverb
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