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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Too careless to save any money or to plan for the future. Lacking foresight or thrift.

Usage examples (33)
  • All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.
  • How are the 'improvident' -- 'harum-scarums' to live if you are not present to minister to their wants -- upon the best of security? "
  • He was merely a self-centered, impecunious, improvident
  • Soul; and as merry and improvident, as so many Grass-hoppers. for more
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