Part of speech: noun

A free indulgence in the pleasures of the senses; abundance of outward delights; anything giving great pleasure; delicacy.

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Usage examples "luxury":

  1. On our arrival here our camels drank as only thirsty camels can, and great was our own delight to find ourselves again enabled to drink at will and indulge in the luxury of a bath. - "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
  2. There is much more luxury, and women wear more jewels. - "My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879", Mary King Waddington.
  3. This is Mataafa's private luxury to lead on pleasant dreams. - "The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)", Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang.