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Pronunciation of Profligate: Learn how to pronounce Profligate in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word profligate:

adjective
1recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources:
profligate consumers of energy
2licentious; dissolute:
he succumbed to drink and a profligate lifestyle
noun
a licentious, dissolute person:
he is a drunkard and a profligate
Derivatives

profligacy

Pronunciation: /-g…ôsi/

noun
profligately

adverb
Origin:

mid 16th century (in the sense ‘overthrown, routed’): from Latin profligatus ‘dissolute’, past participle of profligare ‘overthrow, ruin’, from pro- ‘forward, down’ + fligere ‘strike down’