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Meaning of PRODIGALITY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  excessive spending
  2. [n]  the trait of spending extravagantly
 

PRODIGALITY is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: extravagance, extravagance, high life, highlife, lavishness, profligacy
 
 See Also: dissipation, improvidence, shortsightedness, waste, wastefulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prod`i*gal"i*ty\, n. [F. prodigalit['e], L.
prodigalitas. See {Prodigal}.]
Extravagance in expenditure, particularly of money; excessive
liberality; profusion; waste; -- opposed to {frugality},
{economy}, and {parsimony}.``The prodigality of his wit.''
--Dryden.

 

 

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