improvident improvident

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not provident; not providing for the future
  2. (adj) not given careful consideration

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Widely condoned have such episodes been, for Frank Lloyd Wright is rated a very original, great and influential architect indeed, although personally impulsive and improvident.
  2. In India, inevitably, this dance of mutual need grows ever more serpentine as pleasure-seeking Westerner and improvident local circle one another.
  3. When it finances improvident business, it takes from the profits of competing business, gets no taxes from the improvident, and loses on its loan.

News

  • Two Women Twerk on Subway Tracks Because #YOLO

    In the spirit of living once and dying young, two female subway patrons decided to pass the time by jumping onto the track bed and twerking their improvident hearts out. Read more...        
    on November 27, 2013     Source: Gawker

Quotes

  1. Conservative columnist George Will, similarly, wrote: "Do nothing that will delay bankrupt companies from filing for bankruptcy protection, so that improvident labor contracts can be unraveled. . ."
    on Nov 25, 2008 By: George Will Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  2. Byrd called his 2002 vote against a "blind and improvident" authorization of military action the proudest moment of his career.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Robert Byrd Source: Catholic Online

  3. Acting Justice Thomas McNamara said, "A judicially imposed resolution would be an improvident intrusion into the internal workings of a co-branch of government ...... My strong suggestion is that you go across the street and try to resolve this."
    on Jun 16, 2009 By: Clarence Thomas Source: Newsday

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