sybaritism
noun see sybarite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sybaritism — Syb a*rit*ism, n. Luxuriousness; effeminacy; wantonness; voluptuousness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sybaritism — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌrīd.ˌizəm, ˌrīˌtiz noun ( s) : the quality or state of being sybaritic lapsed into the sybaritism of sheer sensation T.R.Weiss sensual to the point of sybaritism R.R.Von Abele * * * Sybarītˈism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sybaritism — See Sybarite. * * * …   Universalium

  • sybaritism — syb·a·rit·ism …   English syllables

  • Sybarite — sybaritism /sib euh ruy tiz euhm/, n. /sib euh ruyt /, n. 1. (usually l.c.) a person devoted to luxury and pleasure. 2. an inhabitant of Sybaris. [1590 1600; < L Sybarita < Gk Sybarítes. See SYBARIS, ITE1] Syn. 1. sensualist. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 — 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

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  • dissipation — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abandonment, ablation, amusement, attenuation, attrition, blackout, blocking, broadcast, broadcasting, carousal, carouse, carpe diem, circumfusion, conspicuous consumption, consumption, corrosion, debauch,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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