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.

Usage Examples:

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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