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adjective

Lacking foresight; incautious; neglecting to provide for future needs.

In the House of Representatives late this afternoon a sensational appeal was made by Representative John J. Fitzgerald of New York to vote against improvident and improper appropriations before it was too late for them to stop the conduct of which the Democratic members "have been guilty."

—“Warns Democrats to Stop Waste; Becoming the Laughing Stock of the Country Through Improvidence, Says Fitzgerald” New York Times, April 11, 1914

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