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extravagancy

[ik-strav-uh-guh n-see]
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noun, plural ex·trav·a·gan·cies.
  1. extravagance.
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Origin of extravagancy

First recorded in 1615–25; extravag(ant) + -ancy
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Related Words for extravagancy

profusion, exorbitance, lavishness, overabundance, plethora, superabundance, overindulgence, extravagance, superfluity, wastefulness, waste, prodigality, surfeit, overplus, superfluousness, unreasonableness

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Historical Examples of extravagancy

  • So soon as people have a little money they run into extravagancy, get in debt, and down it goes.

    The Life of Albert Gallatin

    Henry Adams

  • Hocus fed her extravagancy (what was still more shameful) with John's own money.

  • What extravagancy is not man capable of entertaining, when once his shackled reason is led in triumph by fancy and prejudice!

  • This extravagancy, I can assure you, was believed by many above peuple.