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noun as in extravagance

noun as in plenty

noun as in generosity

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Example Sentences

For every one acts his own part, but it tends altogether unto wickedness, lavishness, and troublesomness.

A careful study of Transatlantic examples might put our own boasted lavishness of charity to shame.

His generosity bordered on lavishness; yet even here, his prudence did not wholly forsake him.

Architects declared that it was as far as modern lavishness and extravagance could go.

At weddings, too, the display of presents is an object of surprise to the out-of-town guests, unused to such lavishness.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lavishness, such as: dissipation, indulgence, squandering, and wastefulness.

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