AFFLUENCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AFFLUENCE
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 n.  abundance; a plentiful supply of material goods; wealth
Classic Sentence:
1  To Children affluence, to Rushworth sense.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
2  She had been used to affluence: it was gone.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
3  He had a conviction that the want of most men was knowledge of a sort which brings wisdom rather than affluence.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
4  In her animal spirits there was an affluence of life and certainty of flow, such as excited my wonder, while it baffled my comprehension.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
5  He was descended from a good family in France, where he had lived for many years in affluence, respected by his superiors and beloved by his equals.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
6  I trust you will return from Australia in a position of affluence.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 5
7  There are in affluence a crowd of aristocratic cares and caprices which are highly becoming to beauty.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 11 IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS
Example Sentence:
1  Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
2  With its elegant, arcing facades and neatly manicured private garden, Egerton Crescent is rich in the hallmarks of affluence and exclusivity you'd expect from Britain's priciest street.
3  Their affluence is more apparent than real.