Sybaritical
Sybaritic Syb`a*rit"ic, Sybaritical Syb`a*rit"ic*al, a. [L. Sybariticus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to the Sybarites; resembling the Sybarites; luxurious; wanton; effeminate. ``Sybaritic dinners.'' --Bp. Warburton. ``Sybaritical cloistres.'' --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • sybaritical — a. See sybaritic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sybaritical — syb·a·rit·i·cal …   English syllables

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  • Sybaritic — Syb a*rit ic, Sybaritical Syb a*rit ic*al, a. [L. Sybariticus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to the Sybarites; resembling the Sybarites; luxurious; wanton; effeminate. Sybaritic dinners. Bp. Warburton. Sybaritical cloistres. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Sybaritic — Sybaritically, adv. /sib euh rit ik/, adj. 1. (usually l.c.) pertaining to or characteristic of a sybarite; characterized by or loving luxury or sensuous pleasure: to wallow in sybaritic splendor. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of… …   Universalium

  • voluptuous — Synonyms and related words: Cyrenaic, abandoned, alluring, amorous, appealing, appetitive, attractive, beautiful, bent on pleasure, bewitching, built, busty, buxom, captivating, carnal, charming, curvaceous, delicious, delightful, desirable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intemperance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of moderation Nouns 1. intemperance, indulgence, overindulgence, high living, self indulgence; voluptuousness; epicurism, epicureanism, sybaritism (see gluttony); drunkenness, drinking; prodigality… …   English dictionary for students

  • Intemperance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Intemperance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 intemperance intemperance Sgm: N 1 sensuality sensuality animalism carnality Sgm: N 1 tragalism tragalism Sgm: N 1 pleasure pleasure Sgm: N 1 effeminacy effe …   English dictionary for students

  • sybarite — 1610s (implied in Sybaritical), person devoted to pleasure, lit. inhabitant of Sybaris, ancient Gk. town in southern Italy, whose inhabitants were noted for their love of luxury. From L. Sybarita, from Gk. Sybarites …   Etymology dictionary

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