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Meaning of IMPROVIDENCE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources
 

IMPROVIDENCE is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: shortsightedness
 
 Antonyms: providence
 
 See Also: extravagance, imprudence, prodigality, profligacy, thriftlessness, waste, wastefulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*prov"i*dence\, n. [L. improvidentia; OF.
improvidence. Cf. {Imprudence}.]
The quality of being improvident; want of foresight or
thrift.

      The improvidence of my neighbor must not make me
      inhuman.                                 --L'Estrange.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: brashness, brass, brazen boldness, cheek, chutzpah, fecklessness, gall, hastiness, heedlessness, heroics, hubris, imprudence, impudence, indiscretion, injudiciousness, insolence, lax stewardship, negligence, overboldness, overcarelessness, overconfidence, oversureness, overweeningness, poor husbandry, rashness, shiftlessness, temerariousness, temerity, thoughtlessness, thriftlessness, unchariness, unwariness
 

 

 

 

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