Imprudent meaning

ĭm-pro͝od'nt
The definition of imprudent is a person who lacks judgment.

An example of imprudent is driving while intoxicated.

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Not prudent; without thought of the consequences; lacking in judgment or caution; rash; indiscreet.
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Unwise or indiscreet; not prudent.
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Not prudent; wanting in prudence or discretion; indiscreet; injudicious; not attentive to consequence; improper.
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Origin of imprudent

  • From Middle French imprudent, from Latin imprudens (“not foreseeing, ignorant”), prefix im-, not + prudens (“foreseeing, skilled, judicious”)
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