luxuriousness[ luhg-zhoor-ee-uhs, luhk-shoor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF luxuriousness
Synonyms for luxuriousness
- high living
Antonyms for luxuriousness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LUXURIOUSNESS
Cork abounds in cars of all degrees of decrepitude and luxuriousness.
If it had been eighty pound, the luxuriousness of feeling would have been increased.
The luxuriousness of these wealthy women rivalled that of Rome itself.
With a sensation of luxuriousness he recalled the labels with the large "Poison!"
Luxuriousness is the immoderate desire or love of good living.
The dainty voluptuousness in a "Serenade" kindles with the luxuriousness of the South.
However, Dawson could not help gasping impulsively at the luxuriousness of the fittings and furnishings.
I never knew austerity so resemble luxuriousness—or the other way about, whichever it was.
It would ill become us to dilate at length upon the extremes into which their arrogance and luxuriousness led them.
She shook her head, with the same austere air of luxuriousness that she had shown over-night when speaking of the weather. '
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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