Definition of profligacy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

profligacy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈprɒflɪɡəsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːflɪɡəsi//
 
[uncountable](formal, disapproving)
 
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the fact or habit of using money, time, materials, etc. in a careless way How can such profligacy be justified?