Sentence Examples


  • The Malays are indolent, pleasure-loving, improvident beyond belief, fond of bright clothing, of comfort, of ease, and they dislike toil exceedingly.
  • The new sultan's reign marked, if not the beginning, at least the high tide Aba-ui-Aziz, o f that course of improvident and unrestrained 1861-1876.
  • Weak, self-indulgent, improvident, he had pursued a policy of opportunism to a fatal conclusion.
  • At other times her affectionate gaiety would give evidence as trustworthy of a fearless and improvident satisfaction.
  • I suppose I ought to find some comfort in the thought that I am laying up treasures for future enjoyment, but I am improvident enough to prefer present joy to hoarding riches against a rainy day.

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