Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: imprudent
IPA transcription: [,ɪmpɹ'udənt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: imprudent
    Meaning: lacking wise self-restraint; "an imprudent remark"
  • Synonyms: imprudent
    Meaning: 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
Usage examples
  • "It was imprudent," she said.
  • "But, my dear love, it is improper, imprudent, dangerous."
  • JULY 24.-Clara Ray says the girls think me reckless and imprudent in speech.
  • I know not--but to force my father to get rid of Torres would perhaps be imprudent!
  • These were, in fact, the horrible vampires which suck the blood of the cattle, and even attack man if he is imprudent enough to sleep out in the fields.
  • On this object, and on this alone, Hans's eyes and thoughts were fixed; forgetting the distance he had to traverse, he set off at an imprudent rate of walking, which greatly exhausted him before he had scaled the first range of the green and low hills.
  • The vivacity of her spirit, not sufficiently tempered with sound judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not at all times under the restraint of discretion, betrayed her both into errors and into crimes. To say that she was always unfortunate will not account for that long and almost uninterrupted succession of calamities which befell her; we must likewise add, that she was often imprudent.