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syb·a·rit·ic

 (sĭb′ə-rĭt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Devoted to or marked by pleasure and luxury.
2. Sybaritic Of or relating to Sybaris or its people.

syb′a·rit′i·cal·ly adv.
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Sybaritic

(ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to the ancient Greek colony of Sybaris or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to the ancient Greek colony of Sybaris or its inhabitants
3. (Historical Terms) of or relating to the ancient Greek colony of Sybaris or its inhabitants
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Syb•a•rit•ic

(ˌsɪb əˈrɪt ɪk)

also Syb`a•rit′i•cal,



adj.
1. (usu. l.c.) pertaining to or characteristic of a sybarite.
2. of or pertaining to Sybaris or its residents.
Syb`a•rit′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sybaritic - displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses; "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness"
indulgent - characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents"
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sybaritic

adjective pleasure-loving, self-indulgent, hedonistic, champagne, luxurious, sensual, voluptuous, epicurean, bacchanalian, luxury-loving, Lucullan They have always lived a very sybaritic life.
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sybaritic

adjective
Characterized by or devoted to pleasure and luxury as a lifestyle:
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Translations

sybaritic

[ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk] ADJsibarita, sibarítico
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sybaritic

adj (form) persongenusssüchtig; way of lifeschwelgerisch
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