Luxury etymology


English word luxury comes from Latin luxus, Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.), Latin visitare

Etymology of luxury

Detailed word origin of luxury

Dictionary entry Language Definition
luxus Latin (lat) Extravagance, luxury, excess, debauchery. Pomp, splendor A dislocation Dislocated.
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
visitare Latin (lat)
gula Latin (lat) (anatomy) gullet, throat, palate. Gluttony, greediness.
luxurie Old French (fro)
luxurie Middle English (enm)
luxury English (en) Not essential but desirable and enjoyable and indulgent.. Very expensive Something desirable but expensive.. Something very pleasant but not really needed in life.. Very wealthy and comfortable surroundings.

Words with the same origin as luxury

Descendants of luxus

deluxe luxurious