noun (plural -cies) Date: 1625 extravagance

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  • Extravagancy — Ex*trav a*gan*cy, n.; pl. {Extravagancies}. Extravagance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extravagancy — index overstatement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • extravagancy — extravagant ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking restraint in spending money or using resources. 2) costing a great deal. 3) exceeding what is reasonable or appropriate: extravagant claims. DERIVATIVES extravagance noun extravagancy noun extravagantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • extravagancy — /ik strav euh geuhn see/, n., pl. extravagancies. extravagance. [1615 25; EXTRAVAG(ANT) + ANCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • extravagancy — noun a) The characteristic of being extravagant. b) A thing that is extravagant …   Wiktionary

  • extravagancy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A condition of going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate: embarrassment, excess, excessiveness, exorbitance, extravagance, extravagantness, overabundance, plethora, superabundance, superfluity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • extravagancy — n. profligacy, extravagance, lavishness, excess, immoderation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extravagancy — ex·trav·a·gan·cy …   English syllables

  • extravagancy — ex•trav•a•gan•cy [[t]ɪkˈstræv ə gən si[/t]] n. pl. cies extravagance …   From formal English to slang

  • extravagancy — /əkˈstrævəgənsi/ (say uhk stravuhguhnsee), /ɛk / (say ek ) noun (plural extravagancies) extravagance …   Australian English dictionary

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