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Definition of "sumptuousness" [sumptuousness]

  • The state or quality of being sumptuous. (noun)
  • The result or product of being sumptuous. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sumptuousness" in a sentence
  • "Even then, the term sumptuousness may seem ill-chosen, since the nomadic nature of African life persists in spite of palaces and chamberlains and all the elaborate ritual of the Makhzen, and the most pompous rites are likely to end in a dusty gallop of wild tribesmen, and the most princely processions to tail off in a string of half-naked urchins riding bareback on donkeys."
  • "That sense of celluloid sumptuousness is tangibly present in 2005's standalone Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent, which tells the story of "child genius" Hubert and his "frightfully, frightfully rich" parents, flighty socialites who own mansions in London and Milan and a "swankily swell house in New York"."
  • "Many of the Niçois villas are veritable palaces, and what adds to their sumptuousness is the indoor greenery, dwarf palms, india-rubber trees, and other handsome evergreens decorating corridor and landing-places."