Antonyms of adj improvident

2 senses of improvident

Sense 1
improvident (vs. provident) -- (not provident; not providing for the future)

provident (vs. improvident) -- (providing carefully for the future; "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education")
        => careful, thrifty -- (mindful of the future in spending money; "careful with money")
        => farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful, prospicient, long, longsighted -- (planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues")
        => forehanded -- (having provided for the future)
        => forethoughtful -- (thoughtful of the future; "careful forethoughtful planning")

Sense 2
ill-considered, ill-judged, improvident, shortsighted -- (not given careful consideration; "ill-considered actions often result in disaster"; "an ill-judged attempt")

INDIRECT (VIA imprudent) -> prudent -- (careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight")

Similarity of adj improvident

2 senses of improvident

Sense 1
improvident (vs. provident) -- (not provident; not providing for the future)
       => short, shortsighted, unforesightful, myopic -- (lacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking")
       => thriftless -- (careless of the future)
       => unforethoughtful -- (lacking forethought)
          Also See-> imprudent#1; wasteful#2

Sense 2
ill-considered, ill-judged, improvident, shortsighted -- (not given careful consideration; "ill-considered actions often result in disaster"; "an ill-judged attempt")
       => imprudent (vs. prudent) -- (not prudent or wise; "very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas"; "would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger)

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