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sumptuousness


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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sumptuous \Sump"tu*ous\, a. [L. sumptuosus, fr. sumptus expanse,
     cost: cf. F. somptueux. See Sumptuary.]
     Involving large outlay or expense; costly; expensive; hence,
     luxurious; splendid; magnificient; as, a sumptuous house or
     table; sumptuous apparel.
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           We are too magnificient and sumptuous in our tables and
           attendance.                              --Atterbury.
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           She spoke, and turned her sumptuous head, with eyes
           Of shining expectation fixed on mine.    --Tennyson.
     [1913 Webster] -- Sump"tu*ous*ly, adv. --
     Sump"tu*ous*ness, n.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  sumptuousness
       n 1: wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living [syn: luxury, luxuriousness,
             opulence]
       2: the quality possessed by something that is excessively
          expensive [syn: lavishness, luxury, sumptuosity]

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