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1. affluent

adjective. ['ˈæfluːənt'] having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value.

Synonyms

  • loaded
  • moneyed
  • wealthy
  • rich

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • uneven
  • sober
  • empty

Etymology

  • affluent (French)
  • affluentem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Affluent

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word affluent


1. Adjective
Through the years, pewter became commonplace and lost its appeal for the affluent by the 18th century.

2. Verb, base form
The Davis Islands are in the south of Tampa, close to downtown and affluent Bayshore Boulevard.

Quotes containing the word affluent


1. Research highlights a striking link between between encouraging child-raising and class. Half of working-class parents' interactions with their 12-18 month-olds were affirming, versus 80% among the affluent and 20% among those in poverty.
- Betty Hart, Meaningful Differences in the Everyday Experience of Young American Children

2. affluent

noun. ['ˈæfluːənt'] a branch that flows into the main stream.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • feeder
  • confluent

Antonyms

  • unloaded
  • unprejudiced
  • moneyless
  • scarce

Etymology

  • affluent (French)
  • affluentem (Latin)

3. affluent

noun. ['ˈæfluːənt'] an affluent person; a person who is financially well off.

Synonyms

  • rich person
  • wealthy person

Antonyms

  • unfruitful
  • tasteless
  • colorless

Etymology

  • affluent (French)
  • affluentem (Latin)
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