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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being improvident; lack of providence or foresight; thriftlessness.
  • noun Synonyms Imprudence, carelessness, thoughtlessness, shiftlessness, unthrift. See wisdom.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being improvident; lack of foresight or thrift.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being improvident; want of foresight or thrift.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources

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