Im*pru"dence (?), n. [L. imprudentia: cf. F. imprudence. Cf. Improvidence.]

The quality or state of being imprudent; want to caution, circumspection, or a due regard to consequences; indiscretion; inconsideration; reshness; also, an imprudent act; as, he was guilty of an imprudence.

His serenity was interrupted, perhaps, by his own imprudence. Mickle.

 

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