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  1. lavishness

    Excess is more than enough of anything, and, since this in very many cases indicates a lack either of judgment or of self-control, the word is used frequently in an unfavorable sense. Careless expenditure in excess of income is extravagance; we may have also extravagance of language, professions, etc. As extravagance is excess in outlay, exorbitance is excess in demands, and especially in pecuniary demands upon others. Overplus and superabundance denote in the main a satisfactory, and superfluity an undesirable, excess; lavishness and profusion, a generous, bountiful, or amiable excess; as, a profusion of fair hair; lavishness of hospitality. Surplus is neutral, having none of the unfavorable meaning that often attaches to excess; a surplus is that which remains over after all demands are met. Redundance or redundancy refers chiefly to literary style, denoting an excess of words or matter. Excess in the moral sense is expressed by dissipation, prodigality, intemperance, etc.

    Synonyms:
    dissipation, excess, exorbitance, extravagance, intemperance, overplus, prodigality, profusion, redundance, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surplus, waste, wastefulness

    Antonyms:
    dearth, defect, deficiency, destitution, economy, failure, frugality, inadequacy, insufficiency, lack, need, poverty, scantiness, shortcoming, want

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lavishness, luxury, sumptuosity, sumptuousnessnoun

    the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive

    Synonyms:
    sumptuosity, extravagance, highlife, sumptuousness, luxury, high life, opulence, luxuriousness, prodigality

  2. extravagance, prodigality, lavishness, highlife, high lifenoun

    excessive spending

    Synonyms:
    sumptuosity, extravagance, highlife, sumptuousness, profligacy, luxury, high life, extravagancy, prodigality

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