imprudent

All Adjective Noun
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  • A rather imprudent marriage had turned out neither particularly well nor particularly ill. Cited from Helbeck of Bannisdale, Vol. I, Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • You know a boy of any spirit will always be doing things that sound imprudent. Cited from Henrietta's Wish, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I did not think you would be so imprudent in your words. Cited from Veranilda, by George Gissing
  • Had he, then, been imprudent in allowing himself to love such a girl? Cited from The Golden Lion of Granpere, by Trollope
  • He saw that he had really done so, and felt that it was imprudent. Cited from Denzil Quarrier, George Gissing
  • But, if they stopped being imprudent, the world would in time stop talking. Cited from Pink and White Tyranny, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Whatever happened, however imprudent the step might be, he decided that we must be married. Cited from The Motor Maid, by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  • Had we been imprudent enough openly to take his part, what would have become of us? Cited from Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia,by Henry Blanc
  • It is of course possible that he may have been imprudent with regard to this poor lady. Cited from The Case of Richard Meynell, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • She had felt how imprudent it would be to do so. Cited from He Knew He Was Right, by Anthony Trollope
  • A few imprudent words from her relations set her imagination off upon a false road. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • But in what respect would her marriage with me be imprudent? Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • He knew how imprudent he had been to stand there with his arm round her waist. Cited from Phineas Redux, by Anthony Trollope
  • But all men have their imprudent days; the best way is to forget them. Cited from Vivian Grey, by The Earl of Beaconsfield
  • Nevertheless, the President has by no means continued the imprudent words of his future prime minister. Cited from The Uprising of a Great People, by Count Agenor de Gasparin
  • I am sorry to say your sister has been very imprudent. Cited from A Daughter of Fife, by Amelia Edith Barr
  • Under the circumstances the whole venture was rather imprudent in the first place. Cited from A Social History of the American Negro, by Benjamin Brawley
  • He was imprudent enough to use words which expressed his thoughts. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • He knew too well how imprudent he had been. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • But as it was, such a course would have been highly imprudent. Cited from Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. I (of 2), by Herman Melville
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Meaning of imprudent

  • adjective Not prudent or wise
    very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas, would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger