HyperDic: extravagance

English > 3 senses of the word extravagance:
NOUNattributeextravagance, extravagancythe quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth
attributeextravagance, prodigality, profligacythe trait of spending extravagantly
actextravagance, prodigality, lavishness, highlife, high lifeexcessive spending / spending
extravagance > pronunciation
Soundsihkstrae'vahgahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > extravagance: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth.
Example"we were surprised by the extravagance of his description"
Synonymextravagancy
Broaderexcess, excessiveness, inordinatenessimmoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
Adjectivesextravagantunrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
English > extravagance: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of spending extravagantly.
Synonymsprodigality, profligacy
Broaderimprovidence, shortsightednessA lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources
Spanishprodigalidad
Catalanprodigalitat
Adjectivesextravagantrecklessly wasteful
English > extravagance: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningexcessive spending / spending.
Synonymsprodigality, lavishness, highlife, high life
Broaderwaste, wastefulness, dissipationuseless or profitless activity
Spanishextravagancia, gran vida, prodigalidad, suntuosidad
Catalanprodigalitat
Adjectivesextravagantrecklessly wasteful

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