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  • adj.immoral, corrupt
  • adj.wasteful
  • nounperson who is immoral

synonyms for profligate

  • promiscuous
  • degenerate
  • libertine
  • reprobate
  • wanton
  • wild
  • abandoned
  • debauched
  • depraved
  • dissipated
  • dissolute
  • iniquitous
  • lax
  • lewd
  • licentious
  • loose
  • shameless
  • unprincipled
  • vicious
  • vitiated
  • wicked
See also synonyms for: profligately / profligateness / profligates

antonyms for profligate

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  • gentle
  • moral
  • careful
  • good
  • nice
  • saving
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    That provision has already sparked substantial controversy among congressional Republicans, who have for months denounced aid for these governments as “bailouts” for profligate Democratic lawmakers.
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    But Pujol senior, though wondering where the devil he had fished all that money from, did not waste it in profligate revelry.
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    Thus died the gay and profligate Buckingham, in the thirty-seventh year of his age.
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    Later, his morals grew corrupt, and he lived a profligate life until he became a convert of the Manicheans at the age of nineteen.
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    But he was such a profligate in his morals, that his name cannot be mentioned with anything like tolerance.
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    He returned in the evenings from the haunts of vice, where he made her understand he had been, with manners so profligate!
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    A profligate issue of rations—five biscuits, four ounces of sugar (instead of two or three), duff and rum again.
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    WORDS RELATED TO PROFLIGATE

    • corrupt
    • depraved
    • dissolute
    • immoral
    • incontinent
    • incorrigible
    • licentious
    • profligate
    • shameless
    • sinful
    • uncontrolled
    • unprincipled
    • unrestrained
    • wanton
    • wicked
    • wild
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