Prudential : Definition

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Definitions of Prudential

Pronunciation : Pru*den"tial
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : 1. Proceeding from, or dictated or characterized by, prudence; prudent; discreet; sometimes, selfish or pecuniary as distinguished from higher motives or influences; as, prudential motives. " A prudential line of conduct." Sir W. Scott.

2. Exercising prudence; discretionary; advisory; superintending or executive; as, a prudential committee.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Pru*den"tial
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: That which relates to or demands the exercise of, discretion or prudence; -- usually in the pl. Many stanzas, in poetic measures, contain rules relating to common prudentials as well as to religion. I. Watts.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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