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sybaritic

Line breaks: syb¦ar|it¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk
 
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Definition of sybaritic in English:

adjective

Fond of sensuous luxury or pleasure; self-indulgent: their opulent and sybaritic lifestyle
More example sentences
  • Italy was a country of inexhaustible charm, sybaritic pleasure, and cultural wealth, of course, but it was not to be taken quite seriously in an economic or political sense.
  • We were starring, fantastically, in our own movie, a romance that Halliburton might have written had he lived long enough to acquire a taste for the more sybaritic pleasures of travel.
  • All my nostalgia for Venice has been evoked by an article in this week's Spectator, in which Stephen Glover describes the sybaritic pleasures of his weekend.
Synonyms
luxurious, extravagant, pampered, lavish, self-indulgent, pleasure-seeking, sensual, voluptuous, hedonistic, epicurean, lotus-eating, libertine, debauched, dissolute, decadent, unrestrained

Derivatives

sybaritically

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • While not sybaritically luxurious, the plane's layout was comfortable and fairly roomy.
  • Today's more sybaritically inclined travellers can follow a more stylish route by opting for Cappadocia's other speciality: upmarket caves.
  • This is the mood that is missing from descriptions of Venetians as almost sybaritically content within their watery enclosure.

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