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  1. prof·li·ga·cy
    IPA[ˈpräfləɡəsē]
  2. noun

    • 1. reckless extravagance or wastefulness in the use of resources:

      the government returned to fiscal profligacy his financial prudence corrected the profligacies of Nero
    • 2. licentious or dissolute behavior:

      the emperor's sexual profligacy an era of extreme decadence and profligacy
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: profligacy, plural noun: profligacies

    • noun

      reckless extravagance or wastefulness in the use of resources:

      licentious or dissolute behaviour:

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