Definitions for extravaganceɪkˈstræv ə gəns
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the quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth
"we were surprised by the extravagance of his description"
extravagance, prodigality, profligacy(noun)
the trait of spending extravagantly
extravagance, prodigality, lavishness, highlife, high life(noun)
excessive or superfluous expenditure of money
prodigality as in extravagance of anger, love, expression, imagination, or demands.
Origin: From extra + vagari.
a wandering beyond proper limits; an excursion or sally from the usual way, course, or limit
the state of being extravagant, wild, or prodigal beyond bounds of propriety or duty; want of moderation; excess; especially, undue expenditure of money; vaid and superfluous expense; prodigality; as, extravagance of anger, love, expression, imagination, demands
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