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synonyms for prodigality

  • absurdity
  • amenity
  • dissipation
  • exaggeration
  • excess
  • exorbitance
  • expenditure
  • extravagancy
  • folly
  • frill
  • immoderation
  • improvidence
  • lavishness
  • luxury
  • outrageousness
  • overindulgence
  • profligacy
  • profuseness
  • profusion
  • recklessness
  • squandering
  • superfluity
  • unrestraint
  • waste
  • wastefulness
  • wildness
  • icing on the cake
  • overdoing
  • overspending
  • preposterousness
  • squander
  • unreasonableness
  • unthrift
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antonyms for prodigality

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  • economy
  • frugality
  • lack
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How to use prodigality in a sentence

But meanwhile they enjoyed themselves with the reckless prodigality possible only to such men.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Remain faithful to your vow of poverty, you who were given to prodigality and magnificence!
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
We expected a certain amount of sultriness, but not in such lavish prodigality as it was delivered.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
By 1773 the prodigality of government raised the national expenditure far above the revenue.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
France was almost bankrupt, ruined by the prodigality of her two last kings and their neglect of their duties to their people.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
His charity was only another form of prodigality, He was a gambler, too.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
The prodigality of a Polish feast exceeds all comprehension.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 348VARIOUS
Nor did Henry retain all the spoils himself: he gave away the abbey lands with a prodigality equal to his rapacity.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
Economy without penuriousness, liberality without prodigality!
PORTRAITS OF CURIOUS CHARACTERS IN LONDON, &C. &C.ANONYMOUS
This prodigality so alarmed the Cardinal that it was thought to have hastened his end; eight days later he died.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO PRODIGALITY

  • abandonment
  • debauchery
  • dissoluteness
  • dissolution
  • drunkenness
  • evil
  • excess
  • extravagance
  • free-living
  • high-living
  • indulgence
  • intemperance
  • lavishness
  • life in the fast lane
  • prodigality
  • profligacy
  • self-gratification
  • squandering
  • to hell in handbasket
  • waste
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