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epicureana. [L. Epicureus, Gr. : cf. épicurien.].
  •  Pertaining to Epicurus, or following his philosophy.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Given to luxury; adapted to luxurious tastes; luxurious; pertaining to good eating.  [1913 Webster]
    "Courses of the most refined and epicurean dishes."  [1913 Webster]
Epicurean philosophy. See Atomic philosophy, under Atomic.
  •  A follower or Epicurus.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One given to epicurean indulgence.  [1913 Webster]


epicurean, n. & adj.
1 a disciple or student of the Greek philosopher Epicurus (d. 270 BC), who taught that the highest good is personal happiness.
2 (epicurean) a person devoted to (esp. sensual) enjoyment.
1 of or concerning Epicurus or his ideas.
2 (epicurean) characteristic of an epicurean.

Epicureanism n.
F {eacute}picurien or L epicureus f. Gk epikoureios f. Epikouros Epicurus



Cyrenaic, Heliogabalus, Sardanapalus, amateur, appetitive, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, authority, bent on pleasure, bon vivant, carnal, carpet knight, cognoscente, collector, connaisseur, connoisseur, crapulent, crapulous, critic, dilettante, dissipated, dissolute, epicure, eudaemonic, expert, fun-loving, gluttonous, good judge, gourmand, gourmet, hedonic, hedonist, hedonistic, immoderate, intemperate, judge, libidinous, luscious, lush, luxurious, luxury-loving, maven, orgiastic, overindulgent, piggish, pleasure-bent, pleasure-loving, pleasure-seeker, pleasure-seeking, porcine, refined palate, self-indulgent, sensual, sensualist, sensuist, swine, swinish, sybarite, sybaritic, unchaste, unconfined, unrestrained, virtuoso, voluptuary, voluptuous, wild




N intemperance, sensuality, animalism, carnality, tragalism, pleasure, effeminacy, silkiness, luxury, luxuriousness, lap of pleasure, lap of luxury, free living, indulgence, high living, wild living, inabstinence, self- indulgence, voluptuousness, epicurism, epicureanism, sybaritism, drug habit, dissipation, licentiousness, debauchery, crapulence, revels, revelry, debauch, carousal, jollification, drinking bout, wassail, saturnalia, orgies, excess, too much, Circean cup, bhang, hashish, marijuana, pot, hemp, grass, opium, cocaine, morphine, heroin, LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide, phencyclidine, angel dust, PCP, barbiturates, amphetamines, speed, intemperate, inabstinent, sensual, self-indulgent, voluptuous, luxurious, licentious, wild, dissolute, rakish, fast, debauched, brutish, crapulous, swinish, piggish, Paphian, Epicurean, Sybaritical, bred in the lap of luxury, nursed in the lap of luxury, indulged, pampered, full-fed, high-fed, being full of supper and distempering draughts.


N sensualist, Sybarite, voluptuary, Sardanaphalus, man of pleasure, carpet knight, epicure, epicurean, gourmet, gourmand, pig, hog, votary of Epicurus, swine of Epicurus, sensualist, Heliogabalus, free liver, hard liver, libertine, hedonist, tragalist.

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