noun sump·tu·os·i·ty \ˌsəm(p)chəˈwäsətē\

Definition of sumptuosity



  1. :  expensive magnificence or elegance :  lavish display :  luxuriousness most children like sumptuosity — Sylvia T. Warner

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Origin and Etymology of sumptuosity

Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French sumptuosité, from Late Latin sumptuositat-, sumptuositas, from Latin sumptuosus + -itat-, -itas -ity

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a trip made at another's expense

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