luxurious

[ luhg-zhoor-ee-uhs, luhk-shoor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF luxurious

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LUXURIOUS

There was a large bedroom and bath, and a luxurious study or lounging room.

So Roland lived on week after week in luxurious thoughtlessness.

Observe, that Darius was not the son of a king, and had not received a luxurious education.

Men are conservatives when they are least vigorous, or when they are most luxurious.

Athenaeus also mentions one Apion who wrote a book on luxurious living.

These were a heavy price to pay for a life of luxurious indulgence.

As to his provisions for supper, they were not of a luxurious kind.

I rose and stretched myself with an ache of luxurious languor.

A screen and a luxurious couch an the fireplace side, stage Left.

Everything in life seemed to be luxurious as it had never been before.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "lascivious, lecherous, unchaste," from Old French luxurios "lustful, lascivious" (Modern French luxurieux), from Latin luxuriosus, from luxuria (see luxury). Meaning "given to luxury, voluptuous" (of persons) is from c.1600. Of things, meaning "characterized by luxury" is attested from c.1650. Related: Luxuriously; luxuriousness.

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