Sentence Examples


  • You have profited by their toil to lead a profligate life.
  • In the early years of his father's pontificate he led a profligate life at the Vatican.
  • In a profligate age William was distinguished by the purity of his married life, by temperate habits and by a sincere piety.
  • Judges and juries alike were maddened with excitement, and listened greedily to the lies which poured forth from the lips of profligate informers.
  • Of these the best known were: the Kolakes, in which he pilloried the spendthrift Callias, who wasted his substance on sophists and parasites; Maricas, an attack on Hyperbolus, the successor of Cleon, under a fictitious name; the Baptae, against Alcibiades and his clubs, at which profligate foreign rites were practised.