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noun as in indiscretion


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Even Mr. Rove is not so intellectually dishonest, so brazenly hypocritical as to accuse anyone else of fiscal imprudence.

A certain fired-up imprudence was present from the beginning—sailing across the Atlantic in the early 17th century?

He attributes much to the imprudence, or imbecility of the enemy, whose plan of saving an army he likens to Sterne's marble sheet.

Had the imprudence to preach against the Huguenots, and with so much success that the king wanted to put him in prison.

Still more yellow than usual, Hemerlingue internally accused himself of clumsiness and imprudence.

Often remonstrated with for his imprudence in exposing himself to the heavy night-dew he would listen to no advice.

Yes, go and carry comfort to thy friends, And wisely tell them thy imprudence ends.

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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imprudence, such as: carelessness, foolishness, neglect, and recklessness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.