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Wordnet 3.0


1. unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings;
- Example: "extravagant praise"
- Example: "exuberant compliments"
- Example: "overweening ambition"
- Example: "overweening greed"
[syn: excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening]

2. recklessly wasteful;
- Example: "prodigal in their expenditures"
[syn: extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Extravagant \Ex*trav"a*gant\, a. [F. extravagant, fr. L. extra on the outside + vagans, -antis, p. pr. of vagari to wander, from vagus wandering, vague. See Vague.] 1. Wandering beyond one's bounds; roving; hence, foreign. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The extravagant and erring spirit hies To his confine. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Exceeding due bounds; wild; excessive; unrestrained; as, extravagant acts, wishes, praise, abuse. [1913 Webster] There appears something nobly wild and extravagant in great natural geniuses. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. Profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful; as, an extravagant man. "Extravagant expense." --Bancroft. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Extravagant \Ex*trav"a*gant\, n. 1. One who is confined to no general rule. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. (Eccl. Hist.) Certain constitutions or decretal epistles, not at first included with others, but subsequently made a part of the canon law. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

extravagant adj 1: unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed" [syn: excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening] 2: recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures" [syn: extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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