n. abundance; a plentiful supply of material goods; wealth
Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
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.
Sentence in Classic:
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 Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Though their caution may prove eventually unnecessary, it was kindly meant; and of this you may be assured, that every advantage of affluence will be doubled by the little privations and restrictions that may have been imposed.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
To avoid a comparative poverty, which her affection and her society would have deprived of all its horrors, I have, by raising myself to affluence, lost every thing that could make it a blessing.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
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
There are in affluence a crowd of aristocratic cares and caprices which are highly becoming to beauty.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Affluence, unless stimulated by a keen imagination, forms but the vaguest notion of the practical strain of poverty.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context