extravagance: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ik-strav'u-guns), [key]
— n.
  1. excessive or unnecessary expenditure or outlay of money.
  2. an instance of this: That sports car is an inexcusable extravagance.
  3. unrestrained or fantastic excess, as of actions or opinions.
  4. an extravagant action, notion, etc.: the extravagances one commits in moments of stress.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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