prodigality prodigality

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the trait of spending extravagantly
  2. (n) excessive spending

Usage(s):

  1. The prodigality leaves environmentalists seething about the direct-mail bombardment, which consumes millions of trees each year.
  2. Many of the objects found around the palace documented the paranoia and the prodigality of the Marcos regime.
  3. Rahman's lyrical prodigality was evident from his first score for his first film.

Quotes

  1. The perfume of the love of John Paul II, said Benedict XVI, "filled all the Church ...... his pontificate was marked by his prodigality ...... he expended himself generously, without holding anything back".
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Pope John Paul II Source: Independent

  2. His prose is serpentine, long-winded, full of what Kafka described as his "opulence and careless prodigality".
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Franz Kafka Source: guardian.co.uk

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