What are the antonyms for IMPROVIDENCE?


Usage Examples for IMPROVIDENCE

  1. But the comparative exemption of the American people from the terrible calamities which the overflow of rivers has brought on some of the fairest portions of the Old World, is, in a still greater degree, to be ascribed to the fact that, with all our thoughtless improvidence, we have not yet bared all the sources of our streams, not yet overthrown all the barriers which nature has erected to restrain her own destructive energies. - "The Earth as Modified by Human Action" by George P. Marsh
  2. Another main characteristic of the Briton, especially of the " working" Briton, is improvidence- he likes, unconsciously, to live from hand to mouth, careless of the morrow. - "Another Sheaf" by John Galsworthy