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Remitting

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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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imprudent
Definition:
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

Synonyms:

adjective
all
imprudent.
brave
fearless, hardy, nervy, stalwart, stouter, Unblenching, gutsy, undismayed, Undauntable, Unfearful, chin-up, herolike.
disobedient
unruly.
extreme
egregious, extreme, stern, overkill, out of proportion, extra ordinary, out and out.
foolish
ill-advised, kooky, witless, zany, cockamamy, imbecilic, loopy, tomfool, dippy, nerdy, halfwitted.
gutsy
L.
harum-scarum
flighty, light-minded, harumscarum, scatty.
ill-advised
off the top of head, ill-judged, overhasty, off the top of one's head, off top of head, over hasty.
improper
ill-timed, unsuitable, unwarranted, illtimed, out-of-season, at odds, inapposite, off-base, unbefitting, unfitting, Unapt, ill timed, out-of-place.
improvident
uneconomical, thriftless.
loose
swinging, high living.
misguided
faked-out, uncalled for, disinformed, faked out, led up the garden path.
rash
audacious, brash, brazen, breakneck, careless, daredevil, daring, desperado, foolhardy, hectic, hotheaded, impetuous, impulsive, incautious, injudicious, irresponsible, rash, reckless, thoughtless, unheedful, jumping to conclusions, precipitant, unconsidered, Insuppressible.
reckless
frantic, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, negligent, nonchalant, reckless, unmindful, wild, overventuresome, brash, careless, daring, foolhardy, harum-scarum, hectic, irresponsible, rash, thoughtless, uncareful.
softheaded
softheaded.
thoughtless
unguarded, undiscerning, unreasoning, lamebrained.
unadvised
unadvised, Hot-headed, unwarned.
uncritical
uncritical, imprecise, undiscriminating, unexacting, unselective, easily pleased.
unguarded
unguarded.
unwary
unsuspicious.
wasted
Misspent.
without much thought
brash, careless, foolhardy, foolish, heedless, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, impolitic, improvident, incautious, inconsiderate, indiscreet, inexpedient, injudicious, irresponsible, overhasty, rash, reckless, temerarious, thoughtless, unadvisable, unthinking, unwise, leaving self wide open, off the deep end, playing with fire.
noun
imprudent
ill-considered, ill-judged, improvident, indiscreet, injudicious, rash, shortsighted.
incautious
ill-advised.
spendthrift
big spender, spender, squanderer, profligates, dissipater, spenders, highroller, high-roller, squanderers.
Examples of usage:
  1. I shan't be able to come back and see you; it was very, very imprudent to- day." – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  2. " Something very imprudent, I'm sure you will say. – The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  3. But he was an imprudent man in his manner of living- very." – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  4. Mucio, on the contrary, was imprudent and inclined to boast. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. A short time afterwards, D'Antin, wishing also to please, but more imprudent, insulted the son of Chamillart so grossly, and abused the father so publicly, that he was obliged afterwards to excuse himself. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon

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