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luxuriant Explained

luxuriant at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


luxuriant at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1540, from L. luxuriantem (nom. luxurians), prp. of luxuriare "have to excess, grow profusely" (see luxuriate). ///

luxuriant at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 growing strongly and thickly: --luxuriant black hair// --luxuriant vegetation//
2 beautiful and pleasant to watch or listen to: --the film's luxuriant visuals// -- luxuriantly adv // --She yawned luxuriantly.// -- luxuriance n [U] //

luxuriant at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

136 Moby Thesaurus words for "luxuriant":
abounding, abundant, adorned, affluent, all-sufficing, ample,
aplenty, arabesque, baroque, befrilled, blooming, bottomless,
bounteous, bountiful, bursting, bursting out, busy, chichi,
colored, copious, creative, decorated, deluxe, dense, diffuse,
effuse, elaborate, elegant, embellished, embroidered, epidemic,
exhaustless, extravagant, exuberant, fancy, fat, fecund, fertile,
festooned, figurative, figured, fine, flamboyant, flashy, florid,
flourishing, flowery, flush, frilly, fructiferous, fruitful, full,
fussy, galore, garish, gaudy, generous, gross, heavy, high-wrought,
impenetrable, in plenty, in quantity, inexhaustible, jungled,
jungly, labored, lavish, liberal, luscious, lush, luxurious, many,
maximal, moresque, much, numerous, opulent, ornate, ostentatious,
overcharged, overdone, overelaborate, overelegant, overflowing,
overgrown, overlabored, overloaded, overrun, overworked,
overwrought, palatial, picturesque, plenitudinous, plenteous,
plentiful, plenty, plush, pregnant, pretty-pretty, prevailing,
prevalent, prodigal, productive, profuse, profusive, proliferous,
prolific, purple, rampant, rank, replete, rich, rife, riotous,
rococo, running over, seminal, showy, sumptuous, superabundant,
swarming, teeming, thick, thriving, uberous, unweeded, wealthy,
weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy, well-found, well-furnished,
well-provided, well-stocked, wholesale

luxuriant at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Productiveness): productive, prolific, teeming, fertile, fruitful, fruit-bearing, fecund, luxuriant, pregnant, procreative, generative, life-giving, spermatic, multiparous, propagable, producing, profitable, useful.

luxuriant at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 (of plants or hair) growing thickly and strongly in a way that is attractive:
luxuriant vegetation / foliage * thick, luxuriant hair
2 (especially of art or the atmosphere of a place) rich in sth that is pleasant or beautiful:
the poet's luxuriant imagery
luxuriance noun [U]:
the luxuriance of the tropical forest * the luxuriance of his language

Luxuriant at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Luxuriant \Lux*u"ri*ant\, a. [L. luxurians, p. pr. of luxuriare:
cf. F. luxuriant. See {Luxuriate}.]
Exuberant in growth; rank; excessive; very abundant; as, a
luxuriant growth of grass; luxuriant foliage.

Prune the luxuriant, the uncouth refine. --Pope.

{Luxuriant flower} (Bot.), one in which the floral envelopes
are overdeveloped at the expense of the essential organs.

luxuriant at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: marked by complexity and richness of detail; "an elaborate
lace pattern" [syn: {elaborate}]
2: produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous
blooming" [syn: {exuberant}, {lush}, {profuse}, {riotous}]

luxuriant at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Abundant in growth or detail.

    Related terms

    * luxury
    • luxurious
    • overluxuriant


      Inter: trans-top » abundant in growth or detail
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|փարթամ|tr=p’art’am
    • Chinese: 豐富, 丰富, 鬱
    • Chinese Characters: 蔚
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|luxuriant|m, Inter: t+ » fr|luxuriante|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|luxuriös
  • Greek: άφθονο
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|abundanta

  • Inter: trans-botto » m



    * Inter: IPA » /ʁjɑ̃/|lang=fr, Inter: X-SAMPA » /
    • Inter: audio » Fr-Paris--luxuriant.ogg|Audio (Paris)
    • Inter: homophones » luxuriants|lang=fr


      Inter: fr-ad » j

  • luxuriant

  • Latin


    Inter: la-verb-form » luxuriant
  • Inter: conjugation of » luxuriō||3|p|pres|act|ind

  • Translation: et » luxuriant
    Translation: es » luxuriant
    Translation: fr » luxuriant
    Translation: ko » luxuriant
    Translation: io » luxuriant
    Translation: kn » luxuriant
    Translation: hu » luxuriant
    Translation: mg » luxuriant
    Translation: my » luxuriant
    Translation: pl » luxuriant
    Translation: ta » luxuriant
    Translation: te » luxuriant
    Translation: vi » luxuriant
    Translation: zh » luxuriant