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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure; The trait of spending extravagantly.

Usage examples (37)
  • His profligacy led to his bankruptcy.
  • Only profligacy from the Italians and good goalkeeping from Igor Akinfeev prevented Inter increasing their lead.
  • In the realm of coin profligacy, does the rise of the discarded dime mean that nickels were passed by?
  • The consequence of this state of things is the prevalence of the greatest profligacy, which is fostered by the innumerable herd of monks who infest the country. for more
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