luxuria

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n luxuria self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

De luxuria et deliciis compositi.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Non fuit elegantia illud aut cura, sed studiosa luxuria.
"The Book-Hunter" by John Hill Burton
***