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Sybaritic

[ sib-uh-rit-ik ]
/ ˌsɪb əˈrɪt ɪk /
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adjective
(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

<Latin Sybarīticus<Greek Sybarītikós, equivalent to Sybarī́t(ēs) Sybarite + -ikos-ic

OTHER WORDS FROM Sybaritic

Syb·a·rit·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words nearby Sybaritic

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British Dictionary definitions for Sybaritic

Sybaritic
/ (ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk) /

adjective
of or relating to the ancient Greek colony of Sybaris or its inhabitants
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