Antonyms of adj provident

2 senses of provident

Sense 1
provident (vs. improvident) -- (providing carefully for the future; "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education")

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)

Sense 2
provident -- (careful in regard to your own interests; "the prudent use and development of resources"; "wild squirrels are provident")

INDIRECT (VIA prudent) -> imprudent -- (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)

Similarity of adj provident

2 senses of provident

Sense 1
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")
          Also See-> farsighted#1, presbyopic#1; prudent#1; thrifty#1

Sense 2
provident -- (careful in regard to your own interests; "the prudent use and development of resources"; "wild squirrels are provident")
       => prudent (vs. imprudent) -- (careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight")

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