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Example sentences from the Web for profligacy
Even those who were not already republicans wanted the royals to be more aware of how incongruous their profligacy seemed.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
King even attributed poverty in large measure to what he considered the profligacy and laziness of African Americans.
There are also undeniable hints of Objectivism in fashions that celebrated the profligacy of the 1980s and of the pre-bust 2000s.
These unhappy dramas usually play out against a background of boredom, profligacy, infidelities, divorces, drinking and so forth.
Profligacy of time too often commences in childhood—increases in youth and is made bankrupt in manhood.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
He seduced his own daughter; and gave notorious evidence of the profligacy of his life by five illegitimate children.Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues|John Alberger
But the danger of their profligacy was a more delicate and ominous text for censure.
When that great national outbreak occurred, society was impenetrated with vice and profligacy.Character|Samuel Smiles
The convent to which this friar belonged, is notorious, among the lower classes, for profligacy.Letters from Spain|Joseph Blanco White