Definition of Sybaritic

1. Adjective. Displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses. "A chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness"




Definition of Sybaritic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Sybarites; resembling the Sybarites; luxurious; wanton; effeminate.

Definition of Sybaritic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Sybaris or its inhabitants. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or having the qualities of a sybarite; self-indulgent or decadent ¹

3. Adjective. Having the character of or dedicated to excessive luxury ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sybaritic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sybaritic

swungen
swunk
swunken
swy
swype
swyped
swypes
swyping
swythe
swyve
swyved
swyves
swyving
sybarite
sybarites
sybaritic (current term)
sybaritical
sybaritically
sybaritism
sybaritisms
sybbe
sybbes
sybil
sybilline
sybils
sybo
syboe
syboes
sybotic
sybotism

Literary usage of Sybaritic

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1. Le comte de Monte-Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Auguste Maquet, Pier Angelo Fiorentino, Camille Fontaine (1909)
"He died in poverty in 1871, after squandering a princely fortune in sybaritic luxury. On the Place Malesherbes, Paris, stands a statue, the work of Gustave ..."

2. Above the Snow Line: Mountaineering Sketches Between 1870 and 1880 by Clinton Thomas Dent (1885)
"... literary octopus—sybaritic mountaineering—On mountain ' form '—Lessons to be learned in the Alps—The growth and spread of the climbing craze—Variations ..."

3. Travels in Central America: Including Accounts of Some Regions Unexplored by Arthur Morelet (1871)
"... school and schoolmaster—Scanty fare—sybaritic beds—Valley of Fatal—Santa Rosa—Mountain roads—Salama—A fiesta—Sugar estate and refinery—A deserter—A ..."

4. Le comte de Monte-Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Auguste Maquet, Pier Angelo Fiorentino, Camille Fontaine (1909)
"He died in poverty in 1871, after squandering a princely fortune in sybaritic luxury. On the Place Malesherbes, Paris, stands a statue, the work of Gustave ..."

5. Above the Snow Line: Mountaineering Sketches Between 1870 and 1880 by Clinton Thomas Dent (1885)
"... literary octopus—sybaritic mountaineering—On mountain ' form '—Lessons to be learned in the Alps—The growth and spread of the climbing craze—Variations ..."

6. Travels in Central America: Including Accounts of Some Regions Unexplored by Arthur Morelet (1871)
"... school and schoolmaster—Scanty fare—sybaritic beds—Valley of Fatal—Santa Rosa—Mountain roads—Salama—A fiesta—Sugar estate and refinery—A deserter—A ..."

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