1. prudent

adjective. ['ˈpruːdənt'] careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment.


  • circumspect
  • discreet
  • prudential
  • responsible
  • wise
  • careful
  • heady
  • judicious


  • foolish
  • imprudent
  • irresponsible
  • careless

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Words that Rhyme with Prudent

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Example sentences of the word prudent

1. Adjective
If there is severe damage on one cylinder bank it is prudent to inspect the other bank for damage.

Quotes containing the word prudent

1. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. If we truly knew all the answers in advance as to the meaning of life and the nature of God and the destiny of our souls, our belief would not be a leap of faith and it would not be a courageous act of humanity; it would just be... a prudent insurance policy.
- Elizabeth Gilbert

2. A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent, so that if he does not attain to their greatness, at any rate he will get some tinge of it.
- Niccolò Machiavelli, Prince

3. Some guys are the type of people who bring brass knuckles to a fight. I've always thought it prudent to bring some running shoes.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE