noun see voluptuous

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  • voluptuousness — voluptuous ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or characterized by luxury or sensual pleasure. 2) (of a woman) curvaceous and sexually attractive. DERIVATIVES voluptuously adverb voluptuousness noun. ORIGIN Latin voluptuosus, from voluptas pleasure …   English terms dictionary

  • Voluptuousness — Voluptuous Vo*lup tu*ous, a. [F. voluptueux, L. voluptuosus, fr. voluptas pleasure, volup agreeably, delightfully; probably akin to Gr. ? to hope, ? hope, and to L. velle to wish. See {Voluntary}.] 1. Full of delight or pleasure, especially that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • voluptuousness — See voluptuously. * * * …   Universalium

  • voluptuousness — noun a) sensuality; the quality of being sensuous b) sexuality; the quality of being sensual …   Wiktionary

  • voluptuousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality or condition of being sensuous: sensualism, sensuality, sensuousness. See PAIN. 2. The quality or condition of being sensual: sensuality, sexiness, sexuality, suggestiveness. See SEX …   English dictionary for students

  • voluptuousness — vo lup·tu·ous·ness || vÉ™ lÊŒptʃʊəsnɪs n. quality of being voluptuous; sensuousness; attractive fullness of figure (of a woman) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • voluptuousness — n. Sensuality, luxury, luxuriousness, epicurism, pleasure, animal gratification …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • voluptuousness — n 1. hedonism, sybaritism, vo luptuosity; pleasure seeking, pursuit of pleasure, la dolce vita, wild or riotous or free living, Inf. high living, Sl. partying, Sl. swinging; indulgence, self indulgence, overindulgence, intemperance, gluttony,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • voluptuousness — vo·lup·tu·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • voluptuousness — See: voluptuous …   English dictionary

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