Sensuous; devoted to or marked by excessive luxury. Of or relating to the people of Sybaris, an ancient Greek colony in southern Italy. Such people are sometimes called sybarites as well as Sybarites. Noted for its wealth and luxury, Sybaris was destroyed in warfare in 510 BCE.(pr. SI-bə-RI-tək)Also see aestheticism, erotica and erotic art, fin de si?cle, obscenity, pornography, sensuality, and voyeurism.