The adjective luxurious describes something that is of very high quality or expensive taste, like your luxurious living room filled with the softest rugs and gorgeous furniture hand-crafted in Italy.

In the 14th century, luxurious didn't mean what it does today; it meant "lascivious, lecherous, unchaste." What happened? The invention of bling for one thing, and the rise of a culture that celebrates material pleasures. Today, luxurious translates as exclusive, comfortable, expensive and superior in quality, like a luxurious home featured in a magazine about rich people and their favorite things.

Definitions of luxurious

adj displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses

“enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs”
epicurean, luxuriant, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous
characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone

adj rich and superior in quality

deluxe, gilded, grand, opulent, princely, sumptuous
suggestive of or characterized by great expense

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