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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 of luxurious Babylonian, deluxe, lavish, Lucullan (also Lucullian), luxe, luxuriant, luxury, opulent, palace, palatial, plush, plushy, silken, sumptuous Words Related to luxurious 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 of luxurious economical, frugal, meager (or meagre), spare, stingy, thrifty Antonyms of luxurious 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 of luxurious decadent, indulgent, hedonistic, overindulgent, self-indulgent, sybariticWords Related to luxurious carnal, fleshly, sensual, sensuous, voluptuous; masturbatory, onanistic, self-absorbed, self-obsessed; gluttonous, greedy, rapacious, voracious; extravagant, incontinent, intemperate, reckless, splurging, uncontrolled, wantonNear Antonyms of luxurious abstemious, abstinent, continent, sober, temperate; ascetic (also ascetical), austere, spartan; disciplined, self-controlled, self-disciplined, self-governedAntonyms of luxurious self-abnegating, self-denying

Synonym Discussion of luxurious

sensuous, sensual, luxurious, voluptuous mean relating to or providing pleasure through gratification of the senses. sensuous implies gratification of the senses for the sake of aesthetic pleasure.
    • the sensuous delights of great music
sensual tends to imply the gratification of the senses or the indulgence of the physical appetites as ends in themselves.
    • a life devoted to sensual pleasures
luxurious suggests the indulgence of sensuous pleasure inducing bodily ease and languor.
    • a luxurious hotel
voluptuous implies more strongly an abandonment especially to sensual pleasure.
    • a voluptuous feast


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