Meaning of profligation in English:

profligation

Pronunciation /ˌprɒflɪˈɡeɪʃn/

noun

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  • Licentious or dissolute behaviour; debauchery.

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin profligation-, profligatio waste, extravagance, ruin, destruction from classical Latin prōflīgāt-, past participial stem of prōflīgāre + -iō.