Definition of Luxuries

1. Noun. (plural of luxury) ¹



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Definition of Luxuries

1. luxury [n] - See also: luxury

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luxuries

luxonic
luxons
luxullianite
luxullianites
luxuria
luxuriance
luxuriances
luxuriancy
luxuriant
luxuriantly
luxuriate
luxuriated
luxuriates
luxuriating
luxuriation
luxuries (current term)
luxuriety
luxurious
luxuriously
luxuriousness
luxuriousnesses
luxurist
luxurists
luxury
luxury(a)
luxury liner
luxury protein
luxury tax
luxury taxes
luxus

Literary usage of Luxuries

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1. A Treatise on the Principles and Practical Influence of Taxation and the by John Ramsay McCulloch (1863)
"TAXES ON NECESSARIES AND luxuries. THE influence of taxes on necessaries, or on the articles which custom renders it discreditable for the lowest classes of ..."

2. Socialism in Thought and Action by Harry Wellington Laidler (1920)
"Diversion of Industry to luxuries.—A large amount of labor also goes into the production of expensive luxuries and personal services which afford ..."

3. The Real Wealth of Nations =: Or, A New Civilization and Its Economic by John S. Hecht (1921)
"luxuries comprise all things which are not necessaries ; whether a man considers them necessaries or luxuries is of no ..."

4. Socialism in Thought and Action by Harry Wellington Laidler (1920)
"Diversion of Industry to luxuries.—A large amount of labor also goes into the production of expensive luxuries and personal services which afford ..."

5. A Journey in the Back Country by Frederick Law Olmsted (1860)
"If the ennobling luxuries which the institution of slavery secures to the "superior class," and by which it is supposed to be "qualified for the higher ..."

6. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1907)
"Precious stones; preponderance in general of luxuries over articles of general utility. — Another category of wares, which found a ready market among the ..."

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