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Sybaritic (ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk Pronunciation for Sybaritic

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 Pronunciation for sybarite

Definitions

noun

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

adjective

  1. luxurious; sensuous

Derived Forms

sybaritic (ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk Pronunciation for sybaritic , (rare) ˌsybaˈritical adjective
ˌsybaˈritically adverb
ˈsybaritism noun

Word Origin

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

Example Sentences Including 'Sybaritic'

Sybaritic Grete (Joanna Brookes) is a dog-loving xenophobe.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)

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