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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

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

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

The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it.
Chester A. Arthur

I love giving gifts and I love receiving them. I really like giving little kids extravagant gifts. You see their little faces light up and they get excited. If it's a really good gift, I love receiving it, like jewels, small islands.
Gina Gershon
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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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