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Definition of the adjective prudent

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Prudent is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more prudent / most prudent

  1. careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment

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  1. Sagacious in adapting means to ends; circumspect in action, or in determining any line of conduct; careful, discreet, sensible; -- opposed to rash; directed by prudence or wise forethought; evincing prudence;
  2. Practically wise, judicious, shrewd
  3. Frugal; economical; not extravagant;


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Google previewThe Kentucky Judicial Dictionary (1916)

Being a Compilation of All Words, Phrases and Maxims which Have Been Defined, Construed, Interpreted Or Applied in Reported Kentucky Cases, and in Kentucky Constitution, Statutes and Codes of Practice by Fred P. Caldwell

PRUDENT. — The beneficiary having arrived at the age indicated in the will, the trustees are invested with reasonable discretion as to whether the trust shall cease and the estate be given into the possession of the beneficiary, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

» PRUDENT, adj. {prudent, Fr. prudent, Lat.] t. Practically wise. — The simple inherit folly, but the frvdtnt ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

The standard of care by which medical care providers will be judged is what a reasonably prudent, similar medical care provider would do in the same or similar circumstances. It is important to note that the standard of care described does not ...

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A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers would one day suffer reverse. (Sophocles)
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Scrabble value of P3R1U1D2E1N1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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