AskDefine | Define imprudence

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imprudence n : a lack of caution in practical affairs [ant: prudence]

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Noun

  1. The quality or state of being imprudent; want of prudence, caution, discretion or circumspection; indiscretion; inconsideration; rashness; heedlessness.
  2. An imprudent act; as, he was guilty of an imprudence.

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