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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·prov·i·dent /-dənt, ˌdɛnt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·prov·i·dent a.  Not provident; wanting foresight or forethought; not foreseeing or providing for the future; negligent; thoughtless; as, an improvident man.
 Improvident soldiers! had your watch been good,
 This sudden mischief never could have fallen.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Inconsiderable; negligent; careless; shiftless; prodigal; wasteful.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not provident; not providing for the future [ant: provident]
      2: not given careful consideration; "ill-considered actions
         often result in disaster"; "an ill-judged attempt" [syn: ill-considered,
          ill-judged, shortsighted]