V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: 1. of superior quality; 2. magnificent, grand, and lavish, especially when created at great expense
Synonyms: luxurious, lavish, magnificent, deluxe, extravagant, grand, impressive, expensive
Antonyms: cheap, inferior, poor, low-key, humble, simple
Tips: Sumptuous is derived from the Latin sumptuosus, which means "expensive." Sumptuous refers to things that are luxurious or expensive. Sumptuous is synonymous with extravagant and lavish and is a great word to describe things that are luxurious and expensive. Use extravagant and lavish to describe something that is abundant and excessive--lavish and extravagant are characterized by excess.
They enjoyed a sumptuous dinner each night of the cruise. (extravagant, impressive, grand)
She splurged on a sumptuous dress for her daughter's wedding. (lavish, luxurious, expensive)
He decided to buy a sumptuous luxury car. (impressive, extravagant, deluxe)
Our suite at the hotel in Hawaii was sumptuous and perfect for our honeymoon. (luxurious, deluxe, lavish)
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