verb (used without object), lux·u·ri·at·ed, lux·u·ri·at·ing.
Origin of luxuriate
Related Words for luxuriatingenjoy, wallow, wanton, love, rollick, riot, roll, bloom, feast, bask, delight, revel, overdo, abound, burgeon, grow, increase, flourish, relish, thrive
Examples from the Web for luxuriating
Historical Examples of luxuriating
Conn stayed at home for the next few days, luxuriating in idleness.The Cosmic Computer
Henry Beam Piper
I hope she will take her down to the sand-heap, where the children have been luxuriating all the morning.'Heartsease
Charlotte M. Yonge
Before Waterman, luxuriating in his applause, could resume, Fred was on his feet.Otherwise Phyllis
But the account books were shut, and her guardian was luxuriating in an arm-chair and a cigar.Alone
"I'd just been luxuriating in the thought of a lot of new dresses," she said mournfully.Peggy Raymond's Way
Harriet Lummis Smith
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.