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In her memo, Elliott emphasized that the settlement “would not put an end to an ugly chapter in its history stemming from highly imprudent decisions made during the prior mayoral administration.”

I now realize that this discussion was imprudent for many factors, including the age of the students, my demeanor and insensitivity.

Marine One’s crew was saying that bad visibility could make it imprudent to chopper to the cemetery.

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It is nevertheless imprudent to fight illegal immigration with laws targeting otherwise law-abiding residents with arrest.

Can there be any doubt that it is imprudent to kill alleged traitors without even bothering to convict them?

The parents were well to do, and in due time forgave the imprudent match.

Bluebeard, you know, had a whole museum of them—as that imprudent little last wife of his found out to her cost.

His life and conduct subsequently was extremely imprudent and reprehensible.

The cubicula were also defaced, their symmetry injured, and their construction endangered by similar imprudent excavations.

The story is characteristic of the gallant but imprudent man who played so great a part in Irish history.


On this page you'll find 101 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imprudent, such as: careless, foolhardy, foolish, ill-advised, ill-considered, and irresponsible.

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