Definitions: (1) gratification of aesthetic appetites <especially artistically>; (2) the hope for beauty fulfilled; (3) occupied with delight or pleasure <especially sensually>; (4) given to or spent in luxurious enjoyment

Derivation: Latin, “pleasure”

Quote: With everything that I design, from a church to a plate to skyscraper to a spoon. I am always thinking about voluptuous volumes and spaces. — Greg Lynn (1964-) American architect