Part of speech:
Exceeding the bounds of something; roving; hence, foreign.
Showing a lack of consideration:
The definition of dissipated is scattered or wasted.
Showing arrogant or offhand disregard; dismissive:
Not providing for the future; thriftless.
Very generous or liberal in giving or spending, often extravagantly so; prodigal
Given to or characterized by reckless waste; wildly extravagant:
Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
Bearing something valuable, especially a gift; provided with whatever is needed.
Tending or likely to cause destruction
Violating acceptable rules or standards, as of behavior.
At the cost of great effort, damage, sacrifice, etc.
Exceeding normal or appropriate bounds; inordinate:
The definition of prodigal is spending money carelessly and foolishly.
The definition of spendthrift is wasteful or extravagant.
Careless in handling money; wasteful.
The definition of economical is something cost effective that is a good value, or someone who doesn't waste, or who is frugal and doesn't spend more than necessary.
Practicing or marked by the practice of thrift; wisely economical.
Acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
Being more than is usual, required, or permitted:
The definition of stingy is someone or something that is not generous.
Characterized by excessive or imprudent spending
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