When fortune buffets a man for years she is apt, if caught in the right vein, to shower her favors on him with prodigality.
The pyramids are the most conspicuous example of this prodigality.
They assume the shape of vices in the form of prodigality and extravagance.
His charity was only another form of prodigality, He was a gambler, too.
His prodigality was not of that purely egotistical description most commonly found in spendthrifts of his class.
But all this prodigality and easiness of life detracts a little from ambition.
prodigality, however, is as much to be condemned as judicious liberality is to be lauded.
And I am afraid it is very often the wives, Honora, who take the lead in prodigality.
In your prodigality there is at times something which scandalises me.
The prodigality of a Polish feast exceeds all comprehension.
mid-14c., from Old French prodigalite (13c., Modern French prodigalité) and directly from Medieval Latin prodigalitatem (nominative prodigalitas) "wastefulness," from Latin prodigialis, from prodigus "wasteful" (see prodigal).