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 (lŭg-zho͝or′ē-əs, lŭk-sho͝or′-)
1. Marked by luxury or a fondness for luxury: luxurious taste.
2. Providing great pleasure or comfort, especially at great cost: luxurious bedsheets that were made of silk. See Synonyms at sensuous.

lux·u′ri·ous·ly adv.
lux·u′ri·ous·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.luxuriousness - wealth as evidenced by sumptuous livingluxuriousness - wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
wealth, wealthiness - the state of being rich and affluent; having a plentiful supply of material goods and money; "great wealth is not a sign of great intelligence"
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تَرَف، بَذْخ
lúxus, munaîur


(ˈlakʃəri) plural ˈluxuries noun
1. great comfort usually amongst expensive things. They live in luxury; (also adjective) gold jewellery and other luxury goods.
2. something pleasant but not necessary, and often rare and expensive. We're going to give up all those luxuries and only spend money on essentials.
luxurious (lagˈzjuəriəs) adjective
supplied with luxuries. a really luxurious flat/life.
luˈxuriously adverb
luˈxuriousness noun
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References in classic literature ?
If it had been eighty pound, the luxuriousness of feeling would have been increased.
This one was Mugambi, chief of the Wagambi of Ugambi, and as he disappeared in the tangled luxuriousness of the rank growth upon the ridge's summit only the keen eyes of the ape-man saw the direction of his flight.
The student may read Homer or AEschylus in the Greek without danger of dissipation or luxuriousness, for it implies that he in some measure emulate their heroes, and consecrate morning hours to their pages.
'All seasons are alike to me,' she returned, with a grim kind of luxuriousness. 'I know nothing of summer and winter, shut up here.
Most remarkable was the Scott choice of interior designer, Marcel Boulanger of Paris whose decoration of the large saloon of the RAC Club in Pall Mall had been described as "the limit in artistic taste and luxuriousness".
"It has durability, washability, consistency, quality, but the luxuriousness of down.
Trying to imagine its size and luxuriousness is part of the experience, though other Rosenquists I have seen "in person"--the earlier ones--have surprised me with their guckiness.
It was of course much cheaper than such imported timbers as mahogany, but its use also reveals a belief that the principal value of a piece of furniture was the quality of its design and not the luxuriousness of its materials--in other words, furniture did not need to be expensive to be good.
Our judges liked the notes of nutmeg, mixed spice and cinnamon as well as its "luxuriousness of taste and flavour." The "perfect conclusion to Christmas lunch," and "sticky and inviting - easy to see why this has won a top award," were other positive comments.
There will be the same sensuality and luxuriousness and modernity as my Collection.
The St Petersburg Ballet performance was a medley of emotion, richness and luxuriousness that kept me mesmerised.
Compressed crystal beading for luxuriousness. Or simply massive usage of the high-quality fabric for a grandiose atmosphere.