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Definitions of Sybaritic

Sybaritic (ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk

Definitions

adjective

  1. of or relating to the ancient Greek colony of Sybaris or its inhabitants

Synonyms

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= pleasure-loving, self-indulgent, hedonistic, champagne, luxurious, sensual, voluptuous, epicurean, bacchanalian, luxury-loving, Lucullan

sybarite (ˈsɪbəˌraɪt

Definitions

noun

  1. (sometimes capital) a devotee of luxury and the sensual vices

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adjective

  1. luxurious; sensuous

Derived Forms

sybaritic (ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk , or (rare) ˌsybaˈritical  adjective
ˌsybaˈritically  adverb
ˈsybariˌtism  noun

Word Origin

C16: from Latin Sybarīta, from Greek Subaritēs inhabitant of Sybaris

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