Prodigality vs Recklessness - What's the difference?

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Prodigality is a related term of recklessness.


As nouns the difference between prodigality and recklessness

is that prodigality is wasteful extravagance while recklessness is the state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks.

prodigality

English

Noun

(prodigalities)
  • Wasteful extravagance.
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  • Lavish generosity.
  • recklessness

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks.
  • His recklessness repeatedly put him in danger.