V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: state of good fortune or success
Synonyms: wealth, abundance, luxury, riches, success, affluence, victory, advantage
Antonyms: poverty, destitution, scarcity
Tips: The related verb prosper means "to grow in wealth." Prosperity is the noun form; it refers to wealth and success. The adjective prosperous means "successful and wealthy." Prosperity is synonymous with affluence. Prosperity connotes more success and wealth, while affluence connotes mostly wealth and financial success.
The people hoped the new President would bring peace and prosperity to the country. (advantage, abundance)
The farmer believed the new crop would bring him sudden prosperity. (riches)
He was not a prosperous man, but he felt lucky anyway. (wealthy, successful) adjective
Our company has had several successful years, bringing much prosperity to our top executives. (affluence, wealth)
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