adverb see sybarite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sybaritically — See sybaritic. * * * …   Universalium

  • sybaritically — syb·a·rit·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • sybaritically — k(ə)lē adverb : in a sybaritic manner : with sybaritic luxury …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • sybarite — noun Date: circa 1555 1. [from the notorious luxury of the Sybarites] voluptuary, sensualist 2. capitalized a native or resident of the ancient city of Sybaris • sybaritic adjective • sybaritically adverb • sybaritism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fast — Synonyms and related words: Barmecidal feast, Encratism, Friday, Lenten diet, Lenten entertainment, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Sabbath, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, Sunday, abandoned, abstain, abstainment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sybarite — [ sɪbərʌɪt] noun a person who is self indulgently fond of sensuous luxury. Derivatives sybaritic adjective sybaritically adverb sybaritism noun Origin C16 (orig. denoting an inhabitant of Sybaris, an ancient Greek city in southern Italy, noted… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sybarite — /ˈsɪbəraɪt / (say sibuhruyt) noun someone devoted to luxury and pleasure; an effeminate voluptuary. {Latin Sybarīta, from Greek Sybaritēs, from Sybaris, an ancient Greek city in S Italy, destroyed 510 BC, noted for its wealth and luxury}… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sybarite — [sib′ərīt΄] n. [L Sybarita < Gr Sybaritēs] 1. a person born or living in ancient Sybaris 2. [s ] anyone very fond of self indulgence and luxury; voluptuary Sybaritic adj. sybaritic [sib′ərit′ik] sybaritically adv. sybaritism [sib′ərīt΄iz΄əm] n …   English World dictionary

  • sybarite — n. & adj. n. a person who is self indulgent or devoted to sensuous luxury. adj. fond of luxury or sensuousness. Derivatives: sybaritic adj. sybaritical adj. sybaritically adv. sybaritism n. Etymology: orig. an inhabitant of Sybaris in S. Italy,… …   Useful english dictionary

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