Synonyms and Antonyms of prodigality
1 an instance of spending money or resources without care or restraint his purchase of a new yacht was only one of a series of reckless prodigalities Synonyms extravagance, wasteRelated 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
2 the quality or fact of being free or wasteful in the expenditure of money his prodigality eventually turned him into a pauper Synonyms extravagancy, lavishness, extravagance, profusion, wastefulnessRelated Words conspicuous consumption, splurge; bountifulness, generosity, liberality; improvidence, squandering; indulgence, overindulgence, self-indulgence; excess, immoderacy, overkillNear Antonyms austerity, moderation, restraint, temperanceAntonyms economy, frugality, penny-pinching
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