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1. prosperous

adjective. ['ˈprɑːspɝəs'] in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich.

Synonyms

  • well-to-do
  • well-situated
  • comfortable
  • easy
  • rich
  • well-off
  • well-fixed

Antonyms

  • effortful
  • hard
  • demanding
  • complex

Etymology

  • prosperer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prosperare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Prosperous

  • heterosporous
  • homosporous

How do you pronounce prosperous?

Pronounce prosperous as ˈprɑspərəs.

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Sentences with prosperous


1. Adjective
However, if you start a business, you have the opportunity to leave them a prosperous enterprise.

Quotes about prosperous


1. People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things - to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.
- Zig Ziglar

2. When a man becomes a Christian, he becomes industrious, trustworthy and prosperous. Now, if that man, when he gets all he can and saves all he can, does not give all he can, I have more hope for Judas Iscariot than for that man!
- John Wesley

3. If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
- Mark Twain

2. prosperous

adjective. ['ˈprɑːspɝəs'] very lively and profitable.

Synonyms

  • prospering
  • flourishing
  • successful
  • palmy
  • booming
  • roaring

Antonyms

  • chaste
  • hurried
  • heavy
  • unimpressionable

Etymology

  • prosperer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prosperare (Latin)

3. prosperous

adjective. ['ˈprɑːspɝəs'] presaging or likely to bring good luck.

Synonyms

  • golden
  • favorable
  • favourable
  • lucky

Antonyms

  • discomfort
  • uncomfortable
  • uneasy
  • insufficient

Etymology

  • prosperer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prosperare (Latin)

4. prosperous

adjective. ['ˈprɑːspɝəs'] marked by peace and prosperity.

Synonyms

  • halcyon
  • golden

Antonyms

  • narrow
  • difficult
  • difficulty

Etymology

  • prosperer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prosperare (Latin)
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