Affluence meaning

ăflo͝o-əns, ə-flo͝o-
A moderate level of wealth.

The had achieved affluence, but aspired to true wealth.

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An abundance of riches; wealth; opulence.
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The definition of affluence is to have a large amount of something, most often money.

An example of affluence is when someone has a large home and many vehicles.

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An abundance of wealth.

His affluence was surpassed by no man.

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A plentiful supply of material goods; wealth.
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A great quantity; an abundance.
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A flowing to or toward a point; afflux.
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A flowing toward; influx.
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Great plenty; abundance.
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An influx.
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Origin of affluence

  • Only relation to antonym indigence is common Latinate suffix; affluence only acquired sense of wealth in 16th century English and French, while indigent meant “poor” in Latin.

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  • From Old French affluence, from Latin affluentia

    From Wiktionary