Synonyms & Antonyms : Extravagant





Extravagant



( Adjective )


His
extravagant tastes and habits explain why he is always in debt.

Synonyms :

Unreasonable

Excessive

Immoderate

Inordinate

Spendthrift

Lavish

Profuse

Wasteful

Prodigal

Contextual Examples:

He is a spoiled son of a rich father,
unreasonable in demands and not amendable to argument.

Government is trying its best to economize on
wasteful expenditure in day-to-day administration.

His
excessive love for money was brought him all these difficulties.

The old man consumed an
immoderate amount of wine and fell asleep, never to rise.

Inordinate delay in finalization of minor details can cause failure of the project.

He consumed his inherited wealth with too
lavish a hand.

The
prodigal number of eggs laid by the fish ensures the survival of the species.

They gave
profuse thanks to the industrialist for his contribution to the orphanage.

He is bit worried about his
spendthrift brother who squanders a fortune on each dress.



Antonyms:

Reasonable

Judicious

Moderate

Temperate

Economical

Provident

Thrifty

Sparing

Contextual Examples:

The price of these shoes seems
reasonable.

We must make
judicious use of our voting right.

The climate of Bombay is
moderate throughout the year.

The girl is very
thrifty, so many of her friends dislike her.

An
economic use of water and electricity is required to get rid of water and power crisis in the cities.

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