Origin of prudential
Related Words for prudentialefficient, cost-effective, prudent, practical, sparing, saving, penny-pinching, spare, close, mean, avaricious, canny, chary, circumspect, closefisted, frugal, meager, methodical, miserly, parsimonious
Examples from the Web for prudential
Contemporary Examples of prudential
Messina walked into the empty offices in the Prudential building in March 2011 with a single box of personal items.
Instead, they fought by proxy, like cold war superpowers trapped inside the so-called Prudential building.
Eisenhower was a prudential, common sense Republican, who loathed extremism and arrogant ignorance.The Republicans Are Now the Stupid Party
November 6, 2008
Historical Examples of prudential
Impatient to glance behind, she only refrained for prudential reasons.The Strollers
Frederic S. Isham
These were prudential reasons, which he dilated on for some time.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I.
Charles James Lever
Yet this was from no prudential resolve or temperate resolution.The Young Duke
From a prudential penitence he had arrived at a genuine one.In School and Out
So that to other motives of love he might add the prudential one of interest.The Parisians, Complete
- characterized by or resulting from prudence
- exercising prudence or sound judgment
mid-15c., from Medieval Latin prudentialis, from Latin prudentia "a foreseeing, foresight" (see prudence). Related: Prudentially. Prudential, the U.S. insurance company, dates to the 1870s; its logo featuring the Rock of Gibraltar dates from c.1900 and was widely known 20c.