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ˈsʌmp tʃu əssump·tu·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuousadjective

    rich and superior in quality

    "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"

Wiktionary

  1. sumptuousadjective

    magnificent, luxurious, extremely good

    Etymology: From somptueux, sumptuosus, from sumptus, "expense", from sumere, "to take".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sumptuousadjective

    involving large outlay or expense; costly; expensive; hence, luxurious; splendid; magnificient; as, a sumptuous house or table; sumptuous apparel

    Etymology: [L. sumptuosus, fr. sumptus expanse, cost: cf. F. somptueux. See Sumptuary.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sumptuous

    sumpt′ū-us, adj. costly: magnificent.—ns. Sumptūos′ity, Sumpt′ūousness.—adv. Sumpt′ūously. [L. sumptuosus, costly—sumptus, cost.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sumptuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sumptuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sumptuous in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Many guests have the misconception that the bride & groom's relatives who stand with folded hands & smiling face at the main gate of the reception ceremony are for welcoming them, but the fact is they guard to avoid the entry of gatecrashers looking for free,sumptuous meal.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    If there is no sumptuous and salubrious food in a wedding or other type of party, there will be hardly any guests not even most from the host's neighborhood.

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