Extravagantness
Extravagantness Ex*trav"a*gant*ness, n. The state of being extravagant or in excess; excess; extravagance. [1913 Webster]

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  • extravagantness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A condition of going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate: embarrassment, excess, excessiveness, exorbitance, extravagance, extravagancy, overabundance, plethora, superabundance, superfluity, super… …   English dictionary for students

  • extravagantness — n. lavishness; exorbitance; excessiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extravagantness — exˈtravagantness rare. [f. as prec. + ness.] The quality or fact of being extravagant. in Bailey vol. II.; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • extravagant — extravagantly, adv. extravagantness, n. /ik strav euh geuhnt/, adj. 1. spending much more than is necessary or wise; wasteful: an extravagant shopper. 2. excessively high: extravagant expenses; extravagant prices. 3. exceeding the bounds of… …   Universalium

  • excess — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. immoderation, intemperance, dissipation, indulgence; superabundance, superfluity, extravagance, exorbitance; redundance, remainder.See sufficiency. Ant., moderation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [More than… …   English dictionary for students

  • plethora — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. superabundance (see sufficiency). Ant., paucity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. surplus, overabundance, plenty; see excess 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [PLETH ur uh] an… …   English dictionary for students

  • surfeit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. excess, glut, superfluity, superabundance, plethora; satiety, repletion, engorgement. See sufficiency. Ant., lack, dearth. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. surplus, superfluity, profusion; see excess 1 ,… …   English dictionary for students

  • embarrassment — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The condition of being embarrassed] Syn. confusion, chagrin, mortification, discomfiture, shame, humiliation, abashment, discomposure, discomfort, disconcertment, disconcertion, bashfulness, self consciousness, shyness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • exorbitance — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. extravagance, costliness, excess; see excess 1 , luxury 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A condition of going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate: embarrassment, excess, excessiveness, extravagance …   English dictionary for students

  • extravagance — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lavishness, excessive expenditure, improvidence; see indulgence 3 , waste 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. indulgence, excessiveness, lavishness, wastefulness, excess, immoderation, prodigality, frill, *overkill,… …   English dictionary for students

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