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Definition of "improvidence" [im•prov•i•dence]

  • The quality of being improvident; want of foresight or thrift. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "improvidence" in a sentence
  • "But, unfortunately, that improvidence which is so remarkable in their kindred tribes is also with them proof against the repeated lessons of bitter experience they are doomed to endure."
  • "(the virtue whose opposite is "improvidence" or being a spendthrift) as not real virtues at all because they benefit only their possessor."
  • "Bank of America declined to comment on specifics of the case but pointed to a court filing in which the bank argued that "a lender has no duty to investigate or disclose the improvidence of a debtor's proposed investment.""