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Luxurious definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LUXU'RIOUS, a. [L. luxuriosus, from luxo, to loosen; luxor, to riot.]
1. Voluptuous; indulging freely or excessively in the pleasures of the table, the gratification of appetite, or in rich and expensive dress and equipage; as a luxurious life; luxurious cities.
2. Administering to luxury; contributing to free or extravagant indulgence in diet, dress and equipage; as luxurious wealth.
3. Furnished with luxuries; as a luxurious table.
4. Softening by pleasure, or free indulgence in luxury; as luxurious ease.
5. Lustful; libidinous; given to the gratification of lust; as a luxurious bed.
6. Luxuriant; exuberant.
The work under our labor grows
Luxurious by restraint. [Not used.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses; "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness" [syn: epicurean, luxurious, luxuriant, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous]
2: rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms" [syn: deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 14th century 1. lecherous 2. marked by or given to self-indulgence <luxurious tastes> <luxurious feeling> 3. of, relating to, or marked by luxury <luxurious accommodations> 4. of the finest and richest kind <luxurious cashmeres> <a luxurious chocolate sauce> Synonyms: see sensuous luxuriously adverb luxuriousness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 supplied with luxuries. 2 extremely comfortable. 3 fond of luxury, self-indulgent, voluptuous. Derivatives: luxuriously adv. luxuriousness n. Etymology: ME f. OF luxurios f. L luxuriosus (as LUXURY)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Luxurious Lux*u"ri*ous, a. [L. luxuriosus: cf. F. luxurieux. See Luxury.] Of or pertaining to luxury; ministering to luxury; supplied with the conditions of luxury; as, a luxurious life; a luxurious table; luxurious ease. `` Luxurious cities. '' --Milton. -- Lux*u"ri*ous*ly, adv. -- Lux*u"ri*ous*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you describe something as luxurious, you mean that it is very comfortable and expensive. She had come to enjoy Roberto's luxurious life-style. ADJ luxuriously The dining-room is luxuriously furnished and carpeted. ADV 2. Luxurious means feeling or expressing great pleasure and comfort. Amy tilted her wine in her glass with a luxurious sigh. ADJ luxuriously Liz laughed, stretching luxuriously. ADV: ADV after v

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Voluptuous, epicurean, effeminate, sensual, intemperate, self-indulgent.

Moby Thesaurus

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