extravagancy

[ik-strav-uh-guhn-see]
noun, plural extravagancies.

Origin:
1615–25; extravag(ant) + -ancy

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extravagancy

noun
the quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth; "we were surprised by the extravagance of his description" [syn: extravagance
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No, sooth, sir: my determinate voyage is mere extravagancy.
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