verb (used without object), lux·u·ri·at·ed, lux·u·ri·at·ing.
Origin of luxuriate
Related Words for luxuriatedenjoy, wallow, wanton, love, rollick, riot, roll, bloom, feast, bask, delight, revel, overdo, abound, burgeon, grow, increase, flourish, relish, thrive
Examples from the Web for luxuriated
Historical Examples of luxuriated
What was the value of tributes to beauty by a hand that luxuriated in ugliness?Embarrassments
After dinner, I luxuriated in a long chair opposite the window.At the Court of the Amr
John Alfred Gray
He luxuriated in the splendor and the beauty of this dedicated life.Ripeness is All
He luxuriated in the sense of protection and authority which his words conveyed.Ethan Frome
I luxuriated in the contrast, tho' I am not at all inclined to be a snob.The Journal of a Disappointed Man
Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
Word Origin for luxuriate
1620s, "to indulge in luxury," from Latin luxuriatus, past participle of luxuriare "have to excess," figuratively "run riot, be dissolute, indulge to excess," from luxuria "excess, rankness, luxuriance" (see luxury). Related: Luxuriated; luxuriating.