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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: The practice of spending money recklessly.
From squander, of obscure origin + Greek -mania (desire). Earliest documented use: 1920.
“People are spending less, saving more and reining in the excessive consumerism that made us the most debt-ridden nation on earth. This forced quit from squandermania may be painful now, but it should benefit us in the long run.”
Paul Routledge; Our Debt of Thanks to Arch Enemies of Greed; The Daily Mirror (London, UK); Sep 26, 2008.
See more usage examples of squandermania in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again. -Sylvia Plath, poet (27 Oct 1932-1963)