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Sybaritic


Sybaritic

(SIH-buh-RIH-tik)

Adjective:

-Fond of sensuous luxury or opulent pleasure; self-indulgent.

-Hedonistic, debauched, libertine.

From sybarite - denoting an inhabitant of Sybaris, an ancient Greek city noted for luxury: via Latin from Greek Subaritēs. Mid 16th century.

Used in a sentence:

“Seeming never to have heard of the French Revolution, their sybaritic lifestyle continued unabated until, inevitably, history was repeated.”​

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