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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

Luxury is anything that feels special. I mean, it can be a moment, it can be a walk on the beach, it could be a kiss from your child, or it could be a beautiful picture frame, a special fragrance. I think luxury doesn't necessarily have to mean expensive.
Aerin Lauder

It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It's also a very clear path to happiness.
Sheryl Sandberg

In tough times, some of us see protecting the climate as a luxury, but that's an outdated 20th-century worldview from a time when we thought industrialization was the end goal, waste was growth, and wealth meant a thick haze of air pollution.
Alex Steffen

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Charlie Chaplin

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.
Marshall McLuhan
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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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