improvidence improvidence


  • (n) a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources


  1. But chronic improvidence and a generous nature gradually brought him into a tangle of debts and grinding responsibilities.
  2. His personal improvidence is legendary.
  3. Were it not for a tendency toward improvidence among a certain slice of our society, the seven would not have flown.


  • "The Speaker must remain ever mindful of the first principles of our Parliamentary tradition: 'To protect the minority and restrain the improvidence of the tyranny of the majority to secure the transaction of public business in a decent and orderly...
    on Mar 16, 2008 By: Peter Milliken Source: Hill Times

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