What does the word extravagance mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Lavish expenditure; prodigality; irregularity; wildness. extravagancy.

Usage examples for extravagance

  1. Mary had only one personal extravagance. – John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3) by Mary E. Braddon
  2. We like you so well that we can't take the responsibility for your extravagance. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. He kissed her with all the renewed extravagance of love momentarily denied, and the colour flooded back into Toby's face as the dread receded from her heart. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell