affluent
[ af-loo-uhnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late middle English via Old French from Latin affluent- ‘flowing towards, flowing freely’, from the verb affluere, from ad- ‘to’ + fluere ‘to flow’
Synonyms
  • rich
  • prosperous
  • wealthy
Antonyms
  • destitute
  • failing
  • poor
Definition
having an abundance of wealth, property, or other material goods; prosperous; rich
Example
The CEO liked to show off how affluent she was by traveling on private jets and yachts.
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