opulence

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French opulence, from Latin opulentia.

Noun[edit]

opulence (uncountable)

  1. wealth
  2. abundance, bounty, profusion

Quotations[edit]

  • 1721, John Gay, A Panegyrical Epistle to Mr. Thomas Snow, Goldſmith, near Temple-Bar; Occaſion’d by his Buying and Selling the Third South-Sea Subſcriptions, taken in by the Directors at a Thouſand per Cent, published in 1733 in Miscellanies, volume 3, page 239:
    There in full Opulence a Banker dwelt,
    Who all the Joys and Pangs of Riches felt;
    His Side-board glitter’d with imagin’d Plate;
    And his proud Fancy held a vaſt Eſtate.
  • C. J. Fox:
    The most meritorious persons have always … been removed from opulence.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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Noun[edit]

opulence f (plural opulences)

  1. opulence

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