improvidence

[ im-prov-i-duhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF improvidence

Synonyms for improvidence

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Of the value of this endowment the Indian, with all his improvidence, had some notion.

It is bohemianism in the domestic circle, a life full of improvidence and surprises.

What worries her most is the fatalism and improvidence of the poor.

Thus our improvidence is made sponsor for our disinclination.

Indolence and improvidence kept them down, for they were never "up."

So that we do not deeply regret our improvidence at doomsday.

Through their improvidence, the Greeks had neither money nor materials.

We should no longer say: Put your trust in Providence, but in Improvidence, for this is what we mean.

Instead, you glowered at her, and read her a lecture about extravagance and improvidence.

It is too late to speak of the improvidence of killing bees, to get their honey.

WORD ORIGIN

"lack of foresight, rashness," mid-15c., from Latin improvidentia, from assimilated form of in- "not" (see in- (1)) + providentia (see providence).

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