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luxury

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of luxury

  1. showing obvious signs of wealth and comfort <a luxury ski lodge for those whose idea of roughing it includes private whirlpool baths> Synonyms Babylonian, deluxe, lavish, Lucullan (also Lucullian), luxe, luxuriant, luxurious, opulent, palace, palatial, plush, plushy, silken, sumptuousRelated 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, snugNear Antonyms economical, frugal, meager (or meagre), spare, stingy, thriftyAntonyms ascetic (also ascetical), austere, humble, no-frills, spartan




luxury

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of luxury

  1. 1 something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary <a private yacht is a luxury> Synonyms amenity, comfort, extra, frill, indulgence, superfluity Related Words extravagance, nonessential; dainty, delicacy, nicety, treat; accessory (also accessary), accoutrement (or accouterment), bells and whistles, option Antonyms basic, essential, fundamental, must, necessity, requirement

  2. 2 something that adds to one's ease of living <having one's own bathroom is one of life's greatest luxuries> Synonyms accommodation, amenity, convenience, creature comfort, comfort, mod con [chiefly British], nicetyRelated Words bonus, extra; benefit, help, service; anodyne, solace; delight, indulgence, joy, pleasureAntonyms burden, millstone, weight





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