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luxurious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of luxurious

  1. 1 showing obvious signs of wealth and comfort <the luxurious apartment was filled with the latest electronic gadgets and fine works of art> Synonyms Babylonian, deluxe, lavish, Lucullan (also Lucullian), luxe, luxuriant, luxury, opulent, palace, palatial, plush, plushy, silken, sumptuous Related Words costly, dear, expensive, precious, premium, rich; extravagant, grandiose, ostentatious, pretentious, showy; august, awesome, awful, baronial, beautiful, gorgeous, grand, heroic (also heroical), imposing, impressive, kingly, magnificent, majestic, monumental, noble, proud, regal, royal, splendid, stately; comfortable, cozy, homelike, snug Near Antonyms economical, frugal, meager (or meagre), spare, stingy, thrifty Antonyms ascetic (also ascetical), austere, humble, no-frills, spartan

  2. 2 given to or marked by excessive gratification of one's desires <squandered his fortune in the relentless satisfaction of his luxurious tastes> Synonyms decadent, indulgent, hedonistic, overindulgent, self-indulgent, sybariticRelated Words carnal, fleshly, sensual, sensuous, voluptuous; masturbatory, onanistic, self-absorbed, self-obsessed; gluttonous, greedy, rapacious, voracious; extravagant, incontinent, intemperate, reckless, splurging, uncontrolled, wantonNear Antonyms abstemious, abstinent, continent, sober, temperate; ascetic (also ascetical), austere, spartan; disciplined, self-controlled, self-disciplined, self-governedAntonyms self-abnegating, self-denying





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