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luxuriant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of luxuriant

  1. 1 covered with a thick, healthy natural growth an older man who still has a luxuriant head of hair Synonyms of luxuriant green, grown, leafy, lush, overgrown, verdantWords Related to luxuriant fat, fecund, fertile, fruitful, productive, prolific, rich; dense, tangledNear Antonyms of luxuriant bleak, depleted, impoverished, infertile, poor, stark, unproductive; arid, dead, desert, dry, parched, sere (also sear), waterlessAntonyms of luxuriant barren, leafless

  2. 2 growing thickly and vigorously a luxuriant coat of fur Synonyms of luxuriant lush, rank, prosperous, rampant, weedyWords Related to luxuriant lavish, profuse; overgrown, overrun, verdant; close, dense, tangled, thickNear Antonyms of luxuriant dormant; blighted, stuntedAntonyms of luxuriant sparse

  3. 3 producing abundantly luxuriant soil that yields endless fields of grain Synonyms of luxuriant cornucopian, fat, fecund, fructuous, fruitful, lush, fertile, productive, prolific, richWords Related to luxuriant bearing, generative, producing, yielding; abounding, abundant, bountiful; copious, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentiful, plentitudinous; blooming, bursting, flourishing, swarming, teeming, thriving; creative, inventive, originalNear Antonyms of luxuriant meager (or meagre), scant, scanty, skimp, skimpy, spare, sparseAntonyms of luxuriant barren, dead, infertile, sterile, unfertile, unfruitful, unproductive

  4. 4 showing obvious signs of wealth and comfort the fashion model always wore the most luxuriant outfits Synonyms of luxuriant Babylonian, deluxe, lavish, Lucullan (also Lucullian), luxe, luxurious, luxury, opulent, palace, palatial, plush, plushy, silken, sumptuousWords Related to luxuriant 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 of luxuriant economical, frugal, meager (or meagre), spare, stingy, thriftyAntonyms of luxuriant ascetic (also ascetical), austere, humble, no-frills, spartan

Synonym Discussion of luxuriant

profuse, lavish, prodigal, luxuriant, lush, exuberant mean giving or given out in great abundance. profuse implies pouring forth without restraint.
    • profuse apologies
lavish suggests an unstinted or unmeasured profusion.
    • a lavish party
prodigal implies reckless or wasteful lavishness threatening to lead to early exhaustion of resources.
    • prodigal spending
luxuriant suggests a rich and splendid abundance.
    • a luxuriant beard
lush suggests rich, soft luxuriance.
    • a lush green lawn
exuberant implies marked vitality or vigor in what produces abundantly.
    • an exuberant imagination


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