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1. luxury

noun. ['ˈlʌgʒɝi'] something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity.

Synonyms

  • indulgence

Antonyms

  • discipline
  • unpermissiveness

Etymology

  • luxurie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • luxurie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Luxury

  • hosiery
  • treasury
  • usury

How do you pronounce luxury?

Pronounce luxury as ˈləgʒəri.

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How do you spell luxury? Is it luxary ?

A common misspelling of luxury is luxary

Example sentences of the word luxury


1. Noun, singular or mass
A silk robe drapes the body in comfort and luxury.

Quotes containing the word luxury


1. A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
- Henry Ward Beecher

2. But luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands.
- Daphne du Maurier

3. Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
- Tennessee Williams

2. luxury

noun. ['ˈlʌgʒɝi'] the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive.

Synonyms

  • sumptuousness
  • expensiveness
  • lavishness

Antonyms

  • financial condition
  • pauperization
  • privation
  • pauperism

Etymology

  • luxurie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • luxurie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. luxury

noun. ['ˈlʌgʒɝi'] wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living.

Synonyms

  • sumptuousness
  • wealth
  • luxuriousness
  • opulence

Antonyms

  • pennilessness
  • deprivation
  • penuriousness
  • neediness

Etymology

  • luxurie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • luxurie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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