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ati-dhona-cari(n)

, mfn., extravagant, intemper-
ate, only acc. m.
~inaṁ saka-kammāni nayanti dug-
gatiṁ, Dhp 240 (quoted Nett 129,29*; Nett-a =
Dhp-a); Dhp-a III 344,2, referring to Nidd I 77,22
(dhonā vuccati paññā), explains: 'transgressing the
reason which commands a considerate use of the four
necessaries of daily life', but the etymology of
dhonă
(q. v.) in this comp, is rather questionable. ati-dhona-cari