Definition of Opulence

1. Noun. Wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living.




Definition of Opulence

1. n. Wealth; riches; affluence.

Definition of Opulence

1. Noun. wealth ¹

2. Noun. abundance, bounty, profusion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Opulence

1. wealth [n -S] - See also: wealth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Opulence

optometrists
optometry
optomotor
optomyometer
optophobia
optophone
optotype
optotypes
optrode
optrodes
optronic
optronics
opts
opts in
opts out
opulence (current term)
opulences
opulencies
opulency
opulent
opulently
opulus
opuluses
opuntia
opuntias
opus
opus operatum
opus spicatum
opuscle
opuscles

Literary usage of Opulence

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"With equal justice might they look upon the loss of a leg as a cause of swiftness. Well, hut if it he not directly the cause of opulence, it is indirectly; ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"There is an opulence of phrase also which would indicate equal opulence of pocket, were personals charged for at the ruinous rates now current Whereas, ..."

3. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations: In Two Volumes by Adam Smith, Ernest Belfort Bax (1892)
"... OF opulence. great commerce of every civilized society, is that carried on between the inhabitants of the town and Dse of the country. ..."

4. Pahlavi Texts by Edward William West (1885)
"The spirit of wisdom answered (4) thus: ' Poverty which is through honesty is better than opulence which is from the treasure of others. 5. ..."

5. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... affluence, fullness, repletion, free- ness, luxuriance, opulence, wealth, richness, prodigality, generosity, ..."

6. The History of America by William Robertson (1787)
"... knowledge of the American con* tinent, their idea of its opulence and fertility ... opulence ..."

7. The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies by Bryan Edwards (1793)
"opulence of the jir/t Indigo planters in "Jamaica^ and reflections concerning the decline of this branch of cultivation in that ..."

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