Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Affluence.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abundant flow or supply; affluence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Affluence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete affluence

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I think of the vast majority of Americans now awash in the virus of affluency, an 'affluenza' of sorts, a toxicity of wealth wherein obesity, diabetes, and chronic illnesses abound.

    Rejecting Willful Ignorance

  • We need to spend our money on renewables, energy efficiency, reduction of affluency, change in the food systembecause the FDA can blow me ugh.

    Obama Announces $8 billion in Loan Guarantees for Nuclear Power | Inhabitat

  • In contrast to the Jain meagre population of believers, have built numerous grandiose Jain temples that surpass in splendor and expense representing evidence of remarkable affluency of Jains.

    WHY PRODUCING JAIN ENLIGHTENMENT FOR GLOBAL WEB TV ?

  • But increased affluency and an increased desire to be affluent has made shark fin meat and fishing much more ubiquitious in the past two decades in China.

    Shark Under Attack

  • While her uniform of ripped fishnet tights, denim cut-offs and battered biker jackets don't immediately place her as a poster girl for Chanel's boucle jackets, the label's creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, will no doubt be taken by her individuality and affluency - her grandfather Jack is a property tycoon worth in the region of £500million.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • People try to project their affluency or rank in the church through their dress.

    undefined

  • Mobile coupons are already so prevalent and so convenient regardless of anyone’s affluency…ie Google android coupon apps.

    The death of snail mail & Sunday papers « BuzzMachine

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.