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Definition of Luxury


  1. A free indulgence in costly food, dress, furniture, or anything expensive which gratifies the appetites or tastes.
  2. Anything which pleases the senses, and is also costly, or difficult to obtain; an expensive rarity; as, silks, jewels, and rare fruits are luxuries; in some countries ice is a great luxury.
  3. Lechery; lust.
  4. Luxuriance; exuberance.

Luxury Quotations

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
Coco Chanel

In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
Enid Bagnold

A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
Henry Ward Beecher

Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.
Edward Abbey

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
Coco Chanel
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Luxury Translations

luxury in Afrikaans is luukse, weeldeartikel
luxury in Danish is luksus
luxury in Dutch is weeldeartikel, luxeartikel
luxury in French is magnificence, luxe
luxury in German is Luxus, Aufwand
luxury in Italian is lusso
luxury in Latin is luxuria
luxury in Norwegian is luksus
luxury in Portuguese is luxo
luxury in Spanish is lujo
luxury in Swedish is lyx
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