[ sib-uh-rit-ik ]
/ ˌsɪb əˈrɪt ɪk /
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(usually lowercase) pertaining to or characteristic of a sybarite; characterized by or loving luxury or sensuous pleasure: to wallow in sybaritic splendor.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Sybaris or its inhabitants.
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Sometimes Syb·a·rit·i·cal .
Origin of Sybaritic
OTHER WORDS FROM SybariticSyb·a·rit·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby Sybaritic
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How to use Sybaritic in a sentence
For so many of these sybaritic recipes are wholly impractical for the modern home chef.The Queen of the French Kitchen|Katie Baker|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He seemed to recall a state of lush, sybaritic softness, in pre-silicate times.Old Friends Are the Best|Jack Sharkey
The traveller reposes with a feeling of Sybaritic delight under its thick and evergreen foliage, enriched with brilliant flowers.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
He liked inaction, no matter how sybaritic as much as I. Then, "Okay," and he reached for the telephone.Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred
Then he drew the curtains and threw himself down into Robert's chair, with a sigh of Sybaritic satisfaction.Robert Elsmere|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Charles dropped her onto a sybaritic bed in a small but lavishly-appointed cabin.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
British Dictionary definitions for Sybaritic
/ (ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk) /
of or relating to the ancient Greek colony of Sybaris or its inhabitants
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