- Antonyms of LUXURIANT
dead, economical, waterless, small, scanty, stunted, ascetic, skimpy, plain, infertile, short, desert, frugal, drained, impoverished, Scrimped, niggardly, inadequate, blighted, scarce, no-frills, unfertile, skimp, depleted, dormant, thrifty, barren, parched, meager, scant, deficient, nonindulgent, straitened, arid, exhausted, dry, spartan, sere, spare, miserly, stark, mean, narrow, humble, unfruitful, unproductive, stingy, poor, insufficient, bleak, austere, sparse, sterile, sparing, strict, leafless.
- Examples of usage:
- We crossed the plain amidst luxuriant grass; but the ground was rotten, and the whole area was evidently subject to flood. - "Expedition into Central Australia" by Charles Sturt
- The vines are luxuriant, hardy, for a grape with Vinifera blood, and healthy although slightly susceptible to mildew. - "Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
- Under even this negative good treatment the girl expanded with an almost luxuriant gratitude. - "The Silent Places" by Steward Edward White