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imprūdēns (genitive imprūdentis); third declension

  1. ignorant of
  2. unaware
  3. inadvertent, imprudent
  4. unintentional, unsuspecting
  5. foolish, unthinking


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative imprūdēns imprūdentēs imprūdentia
genitive imprūdentis imprūdentium
dative imprūdentī imprūdentibus
accusative imprūdentem imprūdēns imprūdentēs imprūdentia
ablative imprūdentī imprūdentibus
vocative imprūdēns imprūdentēs imprūdentia


  • imprudens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • imprudens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • imprudens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • designedly; intentionally: de industria, dedita opera (opp. imprudens)
    • to surprise and defeat the enemy: opprimere hostes (imprudentes, incautos, inopinantes)