Definition of Affluence

1. Noun. Abundant wealth. "The richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty"

Exact synonyms: Richness
Generic synonyms: Wealth, Wealthiness
Specialized synonyms: Comfort, Ease
Derivative terms: Affluent, Rich



Definition of Affluence

1. n. A flowing to or towards; a concourse; an influx.

Definition of Affluence

1. Noun. (obsolete) An abundant flow or supply. ¹

2. Noun. An abundance of wealth. ¹

3. Noun. A moderate level of wealth. ¹

4. Noun. An influx. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Affluence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Affluence

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Literary usage of Affluence

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1839)
"Or a person's place in the scale of affluence, the altitude will be as the amount of his money and his money's worth, directly ; or the amount of his ..."

2. Memoirs of the Court of England, from the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of by John Heneage Jesse (1846)
"Beau Wilson's mysterious rise from poverty to affluence.—Serves a campaign in Flanders.—Is broken for cowardice, and returns to England with forty shillings ..."

3. English Synonyms and Antonyms: With Notes on the Correct Use of Prepositions by James Champlin Fernald (1914)
"affluence (from L. nil, to, and fluo, flow) denotes abundance as freely flowing in; opulence (from L. opes, riches) denotes abundance in simple existence or ..."

4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1867)
"... the affluence of his illustrations ; the irresistible force of his logic ; the purity and lucidity of his diction, and the fervor of his patriotism, ..."

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