GRE Word List

IMPRUDENT

lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious

The meaning of the word imprudent is lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious.

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WordMeaning
gerontocracygovernment ruled by old people
connoisseurperson competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
adaptmake or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
alluvialpertaining to soil deposits left by running water
preponderancesuperiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
disgruntlemake discontented
inconsequentialinsignificant; unimportant
soundin good condition; showing good judgment or good sense; thorough; complete; Ex. sound mind/investment/training
regenerationspiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
severseparate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position