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  • adj. Of or relating to Sybaris or its inhabitants.

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Examples

  • Sybaritic Of or relating to Sybaris or its people.

    learning something new

  • The Sybaritic Side of Iain Banks 'Culture: "One might best describe [the ethos of the Culture] as a super liberal who is actually right 99.999 percent of the time."

    August 2008

  • Columnar (6) Hemitheon of the Sybaritic books, (7) Mus├Žus, the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Although, godly souls need not have worried -- he turned out to be simply a Sybaritic salesman of global neo-liberal economic colonialism.

    Levees Made of Lies: Rage, Grief, and the Chimera of the American Dream

  • But they wrought their awful romances of crime in lands where the sun of supreme civilization, through a gorgeous evening of Sybaritic luxury, was sinking, with red tints of revolution, into the night of anarchy and national caducity.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

  • Besides, whether Katahdin were bare-headed or cloud-capped, it would be better to blunder upward than lounge all day in camp and eat Sybaritic dinners.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 62, December, 1862

  • He was not of those Sybaritic buyers who sit in their offices while agents and dealers do the work.

    The Bibliotaph and Other People

  • These Sybaritic banquets unfit a man for sterner work!

    My New Curate

  • How puzzled we were to explain why the brilliant life of Magna Graecia was snuffed out suddenly, like a candle, without any appreciably efficient cause -- how we listened to our preachers cackling about the inevitable consequences of Sybaritic luxury, and to the warnings of sage politicians concerning the dangers of mere town-patriotism as opposed to worthier systems of confederation!

    Old Calabria

  • Under the influence of this Sybaritic fare, helped down with a crusted bottle of Calabrian wine -- your Sicilian stuff is too strong for me, too straightforward, uncompromising; I prefer to be wheedled out of my faculties by inches, like a gentleman -- under this genial stimulus my extenuated frame was definitely restored; I became mellow and companionable; the traveller's lot, I finally concluded, is not the worst on earth.

    Old Calabria

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