1. neglecting to provide for future needs; thriftless
2. Rash; incautious.
Besides, if your father saved money, and the others were improvident, he deserved to make a fortune.
Some of them retained a little of the thrift and forethought of the civilized man, and became wealthy among their improvident neighbors; their wealth being chiefly displayed in large bands of horses, which covered the prairies in the vicinity of their abodes.
They had a large family, and they were very improvident and cheerful.
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Sounds like the Cratchets.Klimt wrote:They had a large family, and they were very improvident and cheerful.
An improvident, profligate wastrel. I like this phrase.
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