Antonyms of adj luxuriant

3 senses of luxuriant

Sense 1
elaborate, luxuriant -- (marked by complexity and richness of detail; "an elaborate lace pattern")

INDIRECT (VIA fancy) -> plain -- (not elaborate or elaborated; simple; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building")

Sense 2
epicurean, luxurious, luxuriant, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous -- (displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses; "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness")

INDIRECT (VIA indulgent) -> nonindulgent, strict -- (characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint)

Sense 3
exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous -- (produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming")

INDIRECT (VIA abundant) -> scarce -- (deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")

Similarity of adj luxuriant

3 senses of luxuriant

Sense 1
elaborate, luxuriant -- (marked by complexity and richness of detail; "an elaborate lace pattern")
       => fancy (vs. plain) -- (not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes")

Sense 2
epicurean, luxurious, luxuriant, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous -- (displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses; "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness")
       => indulgent (vs. nonindulgent) -- (characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents")

Sense 3
exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous -- (produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming")
       => abundant (vs. scarce) -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser