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profligacy

[ prof-li-guh-see ]
/ ˈprɒf lɪ gə si /
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noun

shameless dissoluteness.
reckless extravagance.
great abundance.

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Origin of profligacy

First recorded in 1730–40; proflig(ate) + -acy

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH profligacy

prodigality, profligacy
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