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Definition of Extravagant

Extravagant

  1. Wandering beyond one's bounds; roving; hence, foreign.
  2. Exceeding due bounds; wild; excessive; unrestrained; as, extravagant acts, wishes, praise, abuse.
  3. Profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful; as, an extravagant man.
  4. One who is confined to no general rule.
  5. Certain constitutions or decretal epistles, not at first included with others, but subsequently made a part of the canon law.

Extravagant Quotations

The great thing about costume jewelry is that there's something for everyone - there are very humorous pieces and very extravagant and outrageous pieces.
Judith Miller

There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it.
Max Lucado

People say I'm extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?
Imelda Marcos

In the first weeks after Hiroshima, extravagant statements by President Truman and other official spokesmen for the U.S. government transformed the inception of the atomic age into the most mythologized event in American history.
Stewart Udall

A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Extravagant Translations

extravagant in Dutch is buitennissig, buitensporig
extravagant in Latin is prodigus
extravagant in Spanish is extravagante
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