luxurious

Definitions:

  • Marked by luxury or a fondness for luxury.
  • Providing great pleasure or comfort, especially at great cost: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> sensuous</strong>.
  • Luxuriant; exuberant.
  • Characterized by indulgence in luxury; given to luxury; voluptuous; indulging freely or excessively in material pleasures or objects of desire: as, a <em>luxurious</em> life; <em>luxurious</em> cities.
  • Ministering to luxury; contributing to free or extravagant indulgence.
  • A bounding in that which gratifies the senses; exuberant in means of indulgence or enjoyment; affording abundant material pleasure.
  • Characterized by lust; libidinous.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> Epicurean, self-indulgent, sensual.
  • <strong>2–4.</strong> <em>Luxurious, Luxuriant.</em> These words are now never synonymous. <em>Luxurious</em> means given to luxury or characterized by luxury : as, <em>luxurious</em> people; a <em>luxurious</em> life; a <em>luxurious</em> table. <em>Luxuriant</em> means exuberant in growth: as, the <em>luxuriant</em> vegetation of the tropics; by figure, a <em>luxuriant</em> style in composition. <em>Luxurious</em> implies blame, except where it is used by hyperbole for that which is exceedingly comfortable, etc.: as, a <em>luxurious</em> bed. <em>Luxuriant</em> does not come enough into the field of the moral for either praise or blame.
  • Of or pertaining to luxury; ministering to luxury; supplied with the conditions of luxury
  • Enjoying pleasures of <xref>luxury</xref>.
  • Being very fine and comfortable.
  • displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
  • rich and superior in quality
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