what is the definition of luxury


Updated March 2013 According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of luxury is: A condition of abundance or great ease and comfort : sumptuous environment <lived in luxury>; a : something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary <one of life’s luxuries>. In the Webster’s NewWorld dictionary the definition of luxury is: Luxury: the unusual intellectual or emotional pleasure or comfort derived from some specific thing, something producing such pleasure or comfort, and of course, the use and enjoyment of the best and the most costly things that offer the most physical comfort and satisfaction. Enduring Hallmarks of Luxury While things like prestige, exclusivity, and premium price tags are the enduring hallmarks of buying luxury items, however, there is much more to luxury than that. There is an evolution and change to the definition of the word ‘luxury’. This new definition centers on the more easily attainable aspects…