What does the word prudence mean?

Usage examples for prudence

  1. But these are also the real ground, or foundation, of the attribute Prudence; since wherever these states of mind exist we may predicate prudence, even before we know whether any conduct has followed. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  2. That's Prudence, all over. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston