- improvised explosive device,
Origin of imprudent
Examples from the Web for imprudent
Can there be any doubt that it is imprudent to kill alleged traitors without even bothering to convict them?
Family troubles—money losses, you understand: and then his father made an imprudent marriage.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
With almost too much heartiness I hastily agreed it would be imprudent.Once Upon A Time|Richard Harding Davis
John Turnbull Angus went back to the lady at the shop, with whom that imprudent young man contrives to be extremely comfortable.The Innocence of Father Brown|G. K. Chesterton
Should the Hauhau be so imprudent as to answer "Yes," Titoko would lift his potato-kit and set it on his rival's head.The adventures of Kimble Bent|James Cowan
I am accused already of being romantic and imprudent, yet I would urge it on my father if I saw them desirous to hasten it.Heartsease|Charlotte M. Yonge
late 14c., from Latin imprudentem (nominative imprudens) "not foreseeing, unaware, inconsiderate, heedless," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + prudens, contraction of providens, present participle of providere "to provide," literally "to see before (one)" (see provide). Related: Imprudently.