Synonyms for affluence

Grammar : Noun
Spell : af-loo-uh ns or, often, uh-floo-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf lu əns or, often, əˈflu-

Définition of affluence

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "a plentiful flowing, an abundance," from Old French affluence, from Latin affluentia "a flowing to," figuratively "affluence, abundance," noun of state from affluentem (nominative affluens) "flowing toward, abounding, rich, copious" (see affluent). Sense of "wealth" attested from c.1600, from notion of "a plentiful flow" (of the gifts of fortune).
  • noun wealth
Example sentences :
  • With her, I need hardly say it, would come plenty, affluence.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • Affluence we may know, but poverty is apt to be our companion.
  • Extract from : « The Strollers » by Frederic S. Isham
  • Here it is affluence and age, there it is beauty and poverty.
  • Extract from : « The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • I have already told my reader that my youth was not passed in affluence.
  • Extract from : « Sir Jasper Carew » by Charles James Lever
  • In their visionary leaps to affluence they soared to giddy heights.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of '98 » by Robert W. Service
  • The affluence of beauty of some of these is indeed marvellous.
  • Extract from : « Art in England » by Dutton Cook
  • That home of affluence was not mine,—it was only the asylum of my first days of orphanage.
  • Extract from : « Ernest Linwood » by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • I married a lady of wealth and affluence, one I loved and doted on.
  • Extract from : « An Outcast » by F. Colburn Adams
  • The sudden descent from affluence to poverty bore him to the grave.
  • Extract from : « Eventide » by Effie Afton
  • He entered upon it in affluence, with a large and remunerative practice.
  • Extract from : « Hidden Treasures » by Harry A. Lewis

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