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Definition of "luxuriant" []

  • Characterized by rich or profuse growth. (adjective)
  • Producing or yielding in abundance. See Synonyms at profuse. (adjective)
  • Excessively florid or elaborate. (adjective)
  • Marked by or displaying luxury; luxurious. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "luxuriant" in a sentence
  • "High temperatures combined with lots of rainfall result in luxuriant vegetation and boundless wildlife."
  • "A subcategory of this genre of books is composed of in-depth narrative accounts of the experiences of individual students applying to Ivy League colleges, their every emotional nuance dwelled on in luxuriant detail."
  • "We are too close to realities to indulge in luxuriant theories."