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Sardanapalian

[sahr-dn-uh-peyl-yuh n, -pey-lee-uh n] /ˌsɑr dn əˈpeɪl yən, -ˈpeɪ li ən/
adjective
1.
excessively luxurious or sensual.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; Sardanapal(us) a legendary Assyrian king proverbial for his decadence (< Latin < Greek Sardanápal(l)os, perhaps ultimately < Akkadian Aššur-ban-apli Ashurbanipal) + -ian
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