Antonyms of adj prudent

1 sense of prudent

Sense 1
prudent (vs. imprudent) -- (careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight")

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)

Similarity of adj prudent

1 sense of prudent

Sense 1
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")
          Also See-> careful#1; provident#1; responsible#1; wise#1

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