The word (fitna or fitnah) is an Arabic word the dictionary meaning of which is to find out the purity or impurity of precious metals like gold or silver by melting it on fire. Melting the metal on fire discloses the reality. For the same reason, it is also used to mean testing and examining something. The word Fitnah(Trial) has been used in the Ahadith to express a situation at any time.
“Indeed, the Extravagant are brothers
of the devils, and ever has Satan been to his Lord ungrateful.” – Al Qur’an, 17:27
Dictionary “Extravagant“: extreme, unusual, or unreasonable
Example: ‘Spending much more than is necessary or wise: an extravagant shopper.’