Antonyms of adj imprudent

2 senses of imprudent

Sense 1
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)

prudent (vs. imprudent) -- (careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight")
        => circumspect, discreet -- (heedful of potential consequences; "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor")
        => judicious, wise, heady -- (marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision")
        => provident -- (careful in regard to your own interests; "the prudent use and development of resources"; "wild squirrels are provident")
        => prudential -- (arising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters; "he abstained partly for prudential reasons")

Sense 2
imprudent -- (lacking wise self-restraint; "an imprudent remark")

INDIRECT (VIA indiscreet) -> discreet -- (marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint; "his trusted discreet aide"; "a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace")

Similarity of adj imprudent

2 senses of imprudent

Sense 1
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)
       => ill-considered, ill-judged, improvident, shortsighted -- (not given careful consideration; "ill-considered actions often result in disaster"; "an ill-judged attempt")
       => injudicious -- (lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise; "an injudicious measure"; "the result of an injudicious decision")
       => rash -- (imprudently incurring risk; "do something rash that he will forever repent"- George Meredith)
          Also See-> careless#1; foolish#1; improvident#1

Sense 2
imprudent -- (lacking wise self-restraint; "an imprudent remark")
       => indiscreet (vs. discreet) -- (lacking discretion; injudicious; "her behavior was indiscreet at the very best")

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