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  • nouncaution
  • nouncarefulness

synonyms for prudence

  • austerity
  • conservatism
  • diligence
  • discretion
  • foresight
  • frugality
  • judgment
  • tact
  • vigilance
  • wisdom
  • calculation
  • care
  • carefulness
  • circumspection
  • concern
  • conservation
  • considerateness
  • coolness
  • deliberation
  • economy
  • forethought
  • heed
  • heedfulness
  • judiciousness
  • precaution
  • providence
  • reasoning
  • sagacity
  • watchfulness
  • frugality
  • restraint
  • wisdom
  • foresight
  • moderation
  • discretion
  • vigilance
  • caution
  • thrift
  • circumspection
  • temperance
  • calculation
  • forethought
  • providence
  • sense
  • economy
  • judiciousness
  • cautiousness
  • canniness
  • sophrosyne
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antonyms for prudence

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  • carelessness
  • ignorance
  • indiscretion
  • stupidity
  • thoughtlessness
  • disregard
  • inattention
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • spending
  • squandering
  • imprudence
  • rashness
  • recklessness
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How to use prudence in a sentence

We’ll reach just another American community like any other, a place that embraces this vaccine like it embraces every vaccine—in part because the politics will have finally taken a back seat to prudence.
HOW CAN WE ESCAPE THE COVID-19 VACCINE CULTURE WARS?DAVID FRENCHJUNE 8, 2021TIME
That prudence squares with Roku’s previous aversion to original programming altogether.
FUTURE OF TV BRIEFING: THIS YEAR’S UPFRONT IS SET FOR A STREAMING SHOWDOWNTIM PETERSONMARCH 31, 2021DIGIDAY
In Nirmala Sitharaman speech, fiscal prudence took a backseat, healthcare got a much-anticipated boost, startups got a small reason to cheer and taxpayers’ slabs remained unaltered.
WHAT INDIAN STUDENTS THOUGHT OF NIRMALA SITHARAMAN’S 2021 BUDGETANANYA BHATTACHARYAFEBRUARY 3, 2021QUARTZ
We need to upgrade our institutions to incorporate more wisdom, prudence, and love.
BIG TECH’S ATTENTION ECONOMY CAN BE REFORMED. HERE’S HOW.GIDEON LICHFIELDJANUARY 10, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
However, the importance of prudence has become so heightened and the number of new Covid cases has risen so rapidly that the combination seems to be pushing some companies to push pause on their physical production returns.
‘NO GUARANTEE’: DIGITAL VIDEO AND COMMERCIAL PRODUCERS INCREASE TESTING TO PROTECT TALENT ON SHOOTSTIM PETERSONDECEMBER 10, 2020DIGIDAY
He that hath no experience, knoweth little: and he that hath been experienced in many things, multiplieth prudence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
De vray, la bont et prudence de M. de Biancourt parust fort emmy ce fortunal de passions humaines.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
In truth, M. de Biancourt's goodness and prudence seemed much shaken by this tempest of human passions.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
"The Seorita is a pearl of prudence and discretion: do whatever she desired you," said Alphonse.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The garage keeper when storing a car for another for compensation must exercise reasonable care and prudence.
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WORDS RELATED TO PRUDENCE

  • abstemiousness
  • asceticism
  • chasteness
  • chastity
  • continence
  • determination
  • economy
  • prudence
  • puritanism
  • self-denial
  • self-discipline
  • sobriety
  • stoicism
  • strictness
  • temperance
  • addings
  • arithmetics
  • cipherings
  • computations
  • countings
  • dividings
  • estimates
  • estimations
  • figurings
  • forecasts
  • judgments
  • multiplyings
  • predictions
  • reckonings
  • summations
  • totalings
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.