Synonyms and Antonyms of extravagance

  1. 1 the quality or fact of being free or wasteful in the expenditure of money Hollywood stars are famous for the extravagance of their parties Synonyms extravagancy, lavishness, prodigality, profusion, wastefulness Related Words conspicuous consumption, splurge; bountifulness, generosity, liberality; improvidence, squandering; indulgence, overindulgence, self-indulgence; excess, immoderacy, overkill Near Antonyms austerity, moderation, restraint, temperance Antonyms economy, frugality, penny-pinching

  2. 2 an instance of spending money or resources without care or restraint the purchase of a fur coat was simply the latest of his wife's extravagances Synonyms waste, prodigalityRelated Words indulgence, luxury, splurge; loss, wastage; dissipation, profligacy, profusion, squandering, wastefulness; overindulgence, self-indulgence; excess, immoderacy, overkillNear Antonyms necessity; belt-tightening, conservation, economizing, economy, frugality, parsimony, penny-pinching, saving, scrimping, skimping, thrift; austerity, moderation, restraint, temperance, temperateness

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