improvident - Dictionary definition and meaning for word improvident
Im (not) provident (providing). Not providing for the future; thriftless.
Once upon a time there was an old man who was such a penny pincher that he did not even want to invest in a PROVIDENT fund for the future of his family thus im-provident= the miser= thriftless.
We deposit provident fund for future use. im (Not)provident (for future use)means no provident means not providing for future use.
Im(not) Prudent(Careful and sensible; marked by soundÂ judgment) thus, not prudent is careless,not given careful consideration.