profligate


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Synonyms for profligate

Synonyms for profligate

characterized by excessive or imprudent spending

an immoral or licentious person

a person who spends money or resources wastefully

Synonyms for profligate

a dissolute man in fashionable society

a recklessly extravagant consumer

recklessly wasteful

unrestrained by convention or morality

References in classic literature ?
"Yes, I never thought of it, but I have led a contemptible and profligate life, though I did not like it and did not want to," thought Pierre.
The rest of Prince John's retinue consisted of the favourite leaders of his mercenary troops, some marauding barons and profligate attendants upon the court, with several Knights Templars and Knights of St John.
"No doubt it is a pleasure for a worn-out profligate to describe such adventures with a monstrous project of the same sort in his mind--especially under such circumstances and to such a man as me.
Sir Mulberry's world was peopled with profligates, and he acted accordingly.
'Ugh!' said Ralph, scowling round, and shaking his clenched hand as the faces of the two profligates rose up before his mind; 'you shall pay for this.
At length it was found necessary to establish fortified posts at the confluence of the rivers and the lakes for the protection of the trade, and the restraint of these profligates of the wilderness.
Time to put an unreformed scrooge in charge of this profligate and bloated monstrosity.
Samuel Mutari scored the final Impala try with half back Xavier Bett kicking the conversion.A profligate Anjelity kicked two more penalties before speedster Archadius Kwesa scord a quick fire brace for a 38-19 final score.
After all why should the people pay for the profligate waste of incompetent rulers?
WHILST Mrs May's actions against Russia will have the commendable result of reducing our expenditure on profligate diplomatic missions in the light of the expected titfor-tat response to her expulsion of Russian diplomats, I fear that she really has underplayed her hand.
WHILST British Prime Minister Theresa May's actions against Russia will have the commendable result of reducing our expenditure on profligate diplomatic missions in the light of the expected tit-for-tat response to her expulsion of Russian diplomats, I fear that she really has underplayed her hand.
WHILE Mrs May's actions against Russia will have the commendable result of reducing our expenditure on profligate diplomatic missions in the light of the expected tit-for-tat response to her expulsion of Russian officials, I fear that she really has underplayed her hand.
Corner shops and other retailers with fewer than 250 employees are currently exempted from the charge in England, but Theresa May and Michael Gove will set out plans for the levy to cover almost all plastic bags - bringing England closer to the situation in Wales Prime Minister Mrs May said she wanted her Government to take a stand against the "profligate" use of natural resources as she briefed her Cabinet about the plan.
Mrs May told Cabinet the Government had "a clear belief in conserving what is good and standing up against the profligate use of resources, whether that is public money or natural resources", said her official spokesman.
Summary: CM reacts to BJP comments that Keralites were "profligate"