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Improvidence definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

IMPROV'IDENCE, n. [L. in and providens, providentia, from pro, before, and video, to see.]
Want of providence or forecast; neglect of foresight, or of the measures which foresight might dictate for safety or advantage. Half the inconveniences and losses which men suffer are the effects of improvidence.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources [syn: improvidence, shortsightedness] [ant: providence]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 15th century the quality or state of being improvident

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Improvidence Im*prov"i*dence, n. [L. improvidentia; OF. improvidence. Cf. Imprudence.] The quality of being improvident; want of foresight or thrift. The improvidence of my neighbor must not make me inhuman. --L'Estrange.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Thriftlessness, unthrift, unthriftiness, imprudence, want of forethought, carelessness of the future, neglect of preparation.

Moby Thesaurus

brashness, brass, brazen boldness, cheek, chutzpah, fecklessness, gall, hastiness, heedlessness, heroics, hubris, imprudence, impudence, indiscretion, injudiciousness, insolence, lax stewardship, negligence, overboldness, overcarelessness, overconfidence, oversureness, overweeningness, poor husbandry, rashness, shiftlessness, temerariousness, temerity, thoughtlessness, thriftlessness, unchariness, unwariness




 


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