Definition of prodigence in English:

prodigence

Pronunciation /ˈprɒdɪdʒ(ə)ns/

noun

rare
  • Reckless extravagance; wastefulness; prodigality.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Hall (1574–1656), bishop of Norwich, religious writer, and satirist. From classical Latin prōdigentia extravagance, prodigality from prōdigent-, prōdigēns, present participle of prōdigere + -ia; compare -ence.