Sentence Examples

  • In the early years of his father's pontificate he led a profligate life at the Vatican.
  • After a profligate youth at court, he followed his wife in professing the Roman faith, and in 1585 made an attempt to leave England to seek safety from the penal laws.
  • The amiable character of the king preserved his own popularity, but the government was ignorant and profligate, justice was ill administered, negligence and disorder reigned in all its departments.
  • In a profligate age William was distinguished by the purity of his married life, by temperate habits and by a sincere piety.
  • You have profited by their toil to lead a profligate life.

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