Sardanapalian

adjective
Sar·​da·​na·​pa·​lian | \ ¦särdᵊnə¦pālyən, -päl-, -lēən \

Definition of Sardanapalian

: of, relating to, or characterized by the luxuriously sensual nature or way of life attributed to the Assyrian king Sardanapalus

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History and Etymology for Sardanapalian

Sardanapalus legendary last king of the Assyrian empire (from Latin, from Greek Sardanapalos) + English -an

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“Sardanapalian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sardanapalian. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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