Example sentences for: improvident

How can you use “improvident” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The theory that the horse latitudes were so named because mariners becalmed there threw overboard the horses they were transporting because they died of thirst or starved seems almost impossible: in order for such an event to have given rise to horse latitudes it would have to have recurred many times, and it is hard to believe that 16th- and 17th-century mariners were so improvident as to have allowed that to happen very often.

  • But he attends to the chaos of Yeats' early life, a bohemian shuffle during which he was at the mercy of his improvident peripatetic father, the painter J.B.

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