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What is the opposite of prudent?

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Opposite of having, showing, or done with good judgment or sense
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Opposite of careful or provident with one's money
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Opposite of showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters, sometimes with guile
“He beat me down on the price. He got a bargain from a naive schoolboy and I still resent him now for that.”
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Opposite of mentally calm, having no emotion too strong or too weak
“It is in those of delicate health, neurotic disposition, and psychoneurotic tendencies, that reassurances are needed.”
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Opposite of characterized by sound judgment
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Opposite of sparing in the expenditure of money or resources
“What, in particular, was the diet of national leaders who introduced sumptuary laws to prevent extravagant expenditure on food and wine?”
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Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“If you have a point, you sure have an obtuse way of explaining it!”
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(of a person) Opposite of having emotional or mental peace
“But that is as far as I can go in praising this decrepit and unbalanced person.”
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Opposite of based on, or displaying, common sense
“Some journalists are trustworthy, and some are just completely unreliable.”
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Opposite of shy, extremely humble and modest
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Opposite of relating to the identification of long-term goals and the means of achieving them
“This guy isn't going to go down easily, so you're going to need more than an improvised plan.”
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