Prod`i*gal"i*ty (?), n. [F. prodigalit'e, L. prodigalitas. See Prodigal.]

Extravagance in expenditure, particularly of money; excessive liberality; profusion; waste; -- opposed to frugality, economy, and parsimony.

"The prodigality of his wit."

Dryden.

 

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