Definition of improvidence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

improvidence

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɪmˈprɒvɪdəns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈprɑːvɪdəns//
 
[uncountable](formal)
 
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a tendency to not think about or plan for the future or to spend money in a careless way the problems created by the king’s extravagance and improvidence