imprudence


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imprudence

noun blunder, carelessness, impetuosity, impolicy, improvidence, inadvisability, incautiousness, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, indiscretion, injudiciousness, irrationality, neglect, negligence, recklessness, senselessness, temerity, thoughtlessness, unreasonableness, unwiseness, witlessness
Associated concepts: imprudent act, imprudent advice
See also: disregard, impropriety, inconsideration, indiscretion, inexpedience, neglect, negligence, res ipsa loquitur, temerity
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Camilla was uneasy at this, dreading lest it might prove the means of endangering her honour, and asked whether her intrigue had gone beyond words, and she with little shame and much effrontery said it had; for certain it is that ladies' imprudences make servants shameless, who, when they see their mistresses make a false step, think nothing of going astray themselves, or of its being known.
It will be a budget of imprudence, and for the privileged few.
It was Moonlight Cloud who ended Criquette's hopes of representation in today's race when comfortably dismissing Helleborine in the Prix Imprudence to set up a first crack at the 1,000 Guineas as a trainer for Freddie, best known for his handling of Goldikova.
Moiava was forced to miss her Guineas prep race, the Prix Imprudence, last Friday, owing to a minor setback.
Guineas fourth Nova Hawk stood her ground for Rod Collet, while Helleborine, who missed the British Classic after being beaten in the Prix Imprudence by Moonlight Cloud, is also a possible.
Moonlight Cloud comes here fresh from a decisive defeat of Helleborine in the Prix Imprudence at Maisons-Laffitte.
FREDDIE HEAD, eyeing Qipco 1,000 Guineas success at Newmarket next weekend with Imprudence winner Moonlight Cloud, has Classic matters closer to home on his mind this afternoon at Longchamp, writes Desmond Stoneham.
She was a brilliant two-year-old and I think she's come on a lot since winning the Prix Imprudence.
Special Duty is on course to make her eagerly-awaited seasonal debut at Maisons-Lafitte in the Prix Imprudence.
The expected announcement soon that the government is to allow the commercial growing of GM maize fills one with horror at this gross imprudence.
Davy Bonilla knows the filly well and the pair made all the running to land the Prix Imprudence from favourite Hellborine at Maisons-Lafitte three weeks ago.
Here's hoping next time they err on the side of imprudence.