improvidently improvidently


  • (adv) in an improvident manner


  1. Since the 1960s, many of those institutions have closed, and hundreds of thousands of patients have been freed, some of them improvidently.
  2. It is in the interest of this country, and of all other peace-and freedom-loving countries, to restore the balance among nations that was so improvidently destroyed.
  3. He had improvidently wed a gifted but relatively impecunious pianist who promptly presented him with a son.


  1. Age bias case dismissed

    In a one-sentence order, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the case of Madigan v. Levin, in which it had heard oral argument on the opening day of the Term last week. The case was cast aside as “improvidently granted.” It was a test of the remedy that would apply to age bias claims by [...]
    on October 15, 2013     Source: SCOTUSblog

  2. Breaking News

    The orders list is here. The greenhouse gas cases (12-1146, 12-1248, 12-1254, 12-1268, 12-1269, 12-1272) and Abramski v. United States (12-1493) have been granted. Madigan v. Levin (12-872) has been dismissed as improvidently granted.
    on October 15, 2013     Source: SCOTUSblog

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incipient incipient
/ɪn ˈsɪ pi ənt /