Sumptuary



adjective
1.
pertaining to, dealing with, or regulating expense or expenditure.
2.
intended to regulate personal habits on moral or religious grounds.
adjective
1.
relating to or controlling expenditure or extravagance

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    noun 1. a law regulating personal habits that offend the moral or religious beliefs of the community. 2. a law regulating personal expenditures designed to restrain extravagance, especially in food and dress. sumptuary law noun 1. (formerly) a law imposing restraint on luxury, esp by limiting personal expenditure or by regulating personal conduct in religious […]

  • Sumptuous

    adjective 1. entailing great expense, as from choice materials, fine work, etc.; costly: a sumptuous residence. 2. luxuriously fine or large; lavish; splendid: a sumptuous feast. adjective 1. expensive or extravagant: sumptuous costumes 2. magnificent; splendid: a sumptuous scene



  • Sumptuously

    adjective 1. entailing great expense, as from choice materials, fine work, etc.; costly: a sumptuous residence. 2. luxuriously fine or large; lavish; splendid: a sumptuous feast. adjective 1. expensive or extravagant: sumptuous costumes 2. magnificent; splendid: a sumptuous scene

  • Sum-total

    noun 1. complete numerical total: the sum total of my savings. 2. essence; substance: The sum total of research in the field. The entirety, everything, as in I spent all day in the kitchen and the sum total of my efforts is this cake. [ Mid-1600s ]



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