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Synonyms for profligacyˈprɒf lɪ gə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extravagance, prodigality, profligacy(noun)

    the trait of spending extravagantly

    lavishness, licentiousness, extravagance, highlife, dissolution, profligacy, high life, extravagancy, looseness, dissipation, prodigality

  2. profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, looseness(noun)

    dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

    looseness, waste, adjournment, prodigality, dissipation, dissolution, wastefulness, diarrhea, play, looseness of the bowels, dissolving, licentiousness, extravagance, wantonness, profligacy, breakup, diarrhoea, disintegration


  1. profligacy(noun)


  2. profligacy(noun)

    Careless wastefulness.


  3. profligacy(noun)

    Shameless and immoral behaviour.


PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

debauchery, waste, wastage

Translations for profligacy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • VerschwendungGerman
  • spreco, sperpero, sregolatezza, dissolutezzaItalian
  • roekeloosheid, losbandigheid, verspillingDutch
  • rozrzutnośćPolish
  • licenciosidade, devassidão, libertinagem, desperdício, prodigalidade, esbanjamentoPortuguese
  • расточительность, распутствоRussian

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