HyperDic: improvident

English > 2 senses of the word improvident:
ADJECTIVEallimprovidentnot provident / provident
allimprovident, ill-considered, ill-judged, shortsightednot given careful consideration
English > improvident: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot provident / provident; not providing for the future.
Narrowershort, shortsighted, unforesightful, myopiclacking foresight or scope
thriftlesscareless of the future
unforethoughtfullacking forethought
See alsoimprudentnot prudent or wise
wastefultending to squander and waste
OppositeprovidentProviding carefully for the future
Spanishderrochador, despilfarrador, gastador, impróvido, pródigo
Nounsimprovidencea lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources
Adverbsimprovidentlyin an improvident manner
English > improvident: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot given careful consideration.
Synonymsill-considered, ill-judged, shortsighted
Broaderimprudentnot prudent or wise
Spanishimprevisor, incauto

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