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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Improvidence


IMPROV'IDENCE, noun [Latin in and providens, providentia, from pro, before, and video, to see.]

Want of providence or forecast; neglect of foresight, or of the measures which foresight might dictate for safety or advantage. Half the inconveniences and losses which men suffer are the effects of improvidence