Monday, March 23, 2009


sybarite \ˈsi-bə-ˌrīt\ noun: voluptuary, sensualist

Etymology: from the notorious luxury of the ancient Sybarites

A voluptuary is a person whose chief interests are luxury and the gratification of sensual appetites. More or less a straight synonym, a sensualist is one who persistently or excessively pursues sensual pleasures and interests.

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