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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Carelessness. The quality or condition of being unwise or indiscreet.

Usage examples (39)
  • imprudence gets us into more trouble than actual misdeeds do.
  • Blind acceptance of any information from Wikipedia without extensive cross referencing and independent verification is an exercise in imprudence and irresponsiblility.
  • "If that is called imprudence, I wonder what would be called a thoughtful provision against the vicissitudes of fortune."
  • We have heard nothing from Mr. L---- since his departure, and Leonora is more unhappy than ever, and my imprudence is the cause of this. for more
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