1. abundance; the state of being profuse; a cornucopia
    His hair, in great profusion, streamed down over his shoulders.
    • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter VI
      We set the men at work felling trees, selecting for the purpose jarrah, a hard, weather-resisting timber which grew in profusion near by.
  2. lavish or imprudent expenditure; prodigality or extravagance
Translations Translations
  • German: Verschwendung, Vergeudung
  • Russian: расточительность

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