Im*prov"i*dent (?), a. [Pref. im- not + provident: cf. L. improvidus. See Provident, and cf. Imprudent.]
Not provident; wanting foresight or forethought; not foreseeing or providing for the future; negligent; thoughtless; as, an improvident man.
Improvident soldires! had your watch been good,
This sudden mischief never could have fallen.
Syn. -- Inconsiderable; negligent; careless; shiftless; prodigal; wasteful.
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