- abundant or lush in growth, as vegetation.
- producing abundantly, as soil; fertile; fruitful; productive: to settle in luxuriant country.
- richly abundant, profuse, or superabundant.
- florid, as imagery or ornamentation; lacking in restraint.
Origin of luxuriant
Synonyms for luxuriantSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for luxuriantlyeasily, right, smoothly, far, fully, appropriately, quite, thoroughly, completely, properly, freely, adequately, handsomely, richly, amply, lavishly, generously, substantially, considerably, profusely
Examples from the Web for luxuriantly
Contemporary Examples of luxuriantly
“ The Bright Forest,” won instant acclaim for its luxuriantly epic feel.South African Music Vies for the World Stage
July 23, 2010
Historical Examples of luxuriantly
Examine the vines all round, and remove those trailing branches which are produced so luxuriantly at this season of the year.
That which lingers after an epoch is generally that which lived most luxuriantly in it.A Short History of England
G. K. Chesterton
It was a large, square room, solidly but not luxuriantly furnished.The Last Woman
It will spring up among us, then, as luxuriantly as the wild honeysuckle.All Sorts and Conditions of Men
The flowers grow so luxuriantly, that mans hand cannot keep them in bounds.Three Months Abroad
- rich and abundant; lush
- very elaborate or ornate
- extremely productive or fertile
Word Origin for luxuriant
1530s, from Middle French luxuriant and directly from Latin luxuriantem (nominative luxurians), present participle of luxuriare "have to excess, grow profusely" (see luxuriate). Related: Luxuriantly.