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synonyms for improvidently

  • carelessly
  • foolishly
  • heedlessly
  • imprudently
  • rashly
  • thoughtlessly
  • unwisely
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How to use improvidently in a sentence

Improvidently the plates of the boat had been gummed together only, instead of being also sewed.
CHRISTOPHER CARSONJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
He found a hollow among the boulders, and improvidently ate half his store of sandwiches.
THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
Don't overtire yourself—don't use improvidently the new strength.
THE LETTERS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, VOLUME IIELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
I adhered to the promise I had improvidently given to Welbeck, but had excited displeasure, and perhaps suspicion, in the lady.
ARTHUR MERVYNCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
We had a gun, but improvidently had left our ammunition at another place of deposit, about a hundred rods distant.
FOREST LIFE AND FOREST TREES: COMPRISING WINTER CAMP-LIFE AMONG THE LOGGERS, AND WILD-WOOD ADVENTURE.JOHN S. SPRINGER
This power vested in the Secretary of the Interior might itself be improvidently exercised and subject to abuse.
A COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTSGROVER CLEVELAND
Meat and drink, so easily provided, were always improvidently spent.
ON THE SPANISH MAINJOHN MASEFIELD
Men contract debts loosely and improvidently, and wipe out easily by bankrupt laws.
THE GALAXY, APRIL, 1877VARIOUS
He seems, improvidently, to have trusted to the natives for provision and to have quarrelled with them unnecessarily.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 9VARIOUS
I never knew a man who married improvidently and had a huge family who did not die before he reached middle age.
THE DAUGHTERS OF A GENIUSMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPROVIDENTLY

  • extravagantly
  • foolishly
  • immoderately
  • improvidently
  • lavishly
  • prodigally
  • profligately
  • recklessly
  • thriftlessly
  • wildly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.