Sardanapalian

Sardanapalian

[sahr-dn-uh-peyl-yuhn, -pey-lee-uhn]
adjective
excessively luxurious or sensual.

Origin:
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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