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Adjective
Shamelessly immoral or degenerate
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“The deplorable effect of this policy was soon evinced by the profligate immorality which was rapidly spreading among the ablest and most accomplished young men.”
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Characterized by a lack of restraint
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“Saud had disbursed oil revenues with profligate abandon, often with worthy but unrealistic intentions.”
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Recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources
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“The all-glass facade, once regarded as synonymous with the profligate use of energy, is now seen as the best hope.”
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Obscene or offensive in nature
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Using or expending without restraint
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Incapable of, or indisposed to, quick and effective action
Noun
A licentious, dissolute person
“It is infinitely more humiliating and degrading to be compelled to receive it side by side with the bloated inebriate, or the foul and debauched profligate.”
Noun
A person who spends money in an extravagant, irresponsible way
“Should not those on the same income who can live more frugally pay less tax than the profligate?”
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An unprincipled person
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A person who is unfaithful to their spouse or romantic partner
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Wild, rebellious or sexually provocative woman
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A lazy, feckless person
Verb
(dated) To overcome or drive away
“Such a stipulation would remove one powerful temptation to profligate pennyless seducers, of whom there are too many prowling in the higher circles.”
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