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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources.

Usage examples (24)
  • (the virtue whose opposite is "improvidence" or being a spendthrift) as not real virtues at all because they benefit only their possessor.
  • Spanish improvidence! — to be so damp that it was useless.
  • Poverty springs from two causes -- improvidence, a lack of the
  • The very improvidence of the negroes stimulates their industry. for more
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