opulent


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op·u·lent

 (ŏp′yə-lənt)
adj.
1. Possessing or exhibiting great wealth; affluent.
2. Characterized by extravagance or rich abundance; lavish or luxuriant: an opulent costume; an opulent musical.

[Latin opulentus; see op- in Indo-European roots.]

op′u·lent·ly adv.

opulent

(ˈɒpjʊlənt)
adj
1. having or indicating wealth
2. abundant or plentiful
[C17: from Latin opulens, from opēs (pl) wealth]
ˈopulence, ˈopulency n
ˈopulently adv

op•u•lent

(ˈɒp yə lənt)

adj.
1. characterized by opulence: an opulent lifestyle.
2. wealthy, rich, or affluent.
3. richly supplied; plentiful.
[1595–1605; < Latin opulentus wealthy, derivative of ops power, wealth]
op′u•lent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.opulent - rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
rich - suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display"

opulent

adjective
2. rich, wealthy, prosperous, propertied, loaded (slang), flush (informal), affluent, well-off, well-heeled (informal), well-to-do, moneyed, filthy rich, stinking rich (informal), made of money (informal) the spoilt child of an opulent father
rich poor, needy, broke (informal), on the rocks, destitute, poverty-stricken, down and out, indigent, penurious, moneyless

opulent

adjective
1. Characterized by extravagant, ostentatious magnificence:
Informal: plushy.
2. Given to or marked by unrestrained abundance:
Translations
مَيْسور، غَني، ذو خَيْرٍ وفير
luksuriøs
dúsgazdag
ríkmannlegur
bagātīgsbagāts

opulent

[ˈɒpjʊlənt] ADJopulento

opulent

[ˈɒpjʊlənt] adj [thing, place, person] → opulent(e)

opulent

adjreich; appearance (of person) alsowohlhabend; clothes, building, roomprunkvoll, stattlich; car, chairs, carpetsfeudal; décor, lifestyle, vegetationüppig; figureüppig, füllig; feel, look, film, productionopulent

opulent

[ˈɒpjʊlənt] adjopulento/a

opulent

(ˈopjulənt) adjective
luxurious; rich. They lived in opulent surroundings.
ˈopulently adverb
ˈopulence noun
References in classic literature ?
I now live in peace and safety, enjoying the sweets of liberty, and the bounties of Providence, with my once fellow-sufferers, in this delightful country, which I have seen purchased with a vast expence of blood and treasure, delighting in the prospect of its being, in a short time, one of the most opulent and powerful states on the continent of North- America; which, with the love and gratitude of my country-men, I esteem a sufficient reward for all my toil and dangers.
They went out more; they frequented concerts and parties; they accepted, with their host and his family, an invitation to one of those opulent and barbaric entertainments with which a noted San Francisco millionaire distracted his rare moments of reflection in his gorgeous palace on the hills.
One perceived him to be a personage of marked influence and authority; and, especially, you could feel just as certain that he was opulent as if he had exhibited his bank account, or as if you had seen him touching the twigs of the Pyncheon Elm, and, Midas-like, transmuting them to gold.
Yet, in spite of this, nowhere in all America will you find more patrician-like houses; parks and gardens more opulent, than in New Bedford.
Shelby, had the appearance of a gentleman; and the arrrangements of the house, and the general air of the housekeeping, indicated easy, and even opulent circumstances.
As I write, now, many months later, I perceive that each of us, by observing and noting and inquiring, diligently and day by day, had managed to lay in a most varied and opulent stock of misinformation.
A prevalent feature in these compositions was a nursed and petted melancholy; another was a wasteful and opulent gush of "fine language"; another was a tendency to lug in by the ears particularly prized words and phrases until they were worn entirely out; and a peculiarity that conspicuously marked and marred them was the inveterate and intolerable sermon that wagged its crippled tail at the end of each and every one of them.
But her most striking feature was an opulent mass of dark red hair, which had fallen in some disorder and made quite a pillow for her head.
Behind his seat was hung a scarlet cloth cloak lined with fur, and a cap of the same materials richly embroidered, which completed the dress of the opulent landholder when he chose to go forth.
In so opulent a nation as that of Britain, where direct taxes from superior wealth must be much more tolerable, and, from the vigor of the government, much more practicable, than in America, far the greatest part of the national revenue is derived from taxes of the indirect kind, from imposts, and from excises.
If the law allows an opulent citizen but a single vote in the choice of his representative, the respect and consequence which he derives from his fortunate situation very frequently guide the votes of others to the objects of his choice; and through this imperceptible channel the rights of property are conveyed into the public representation.
He had once more reared the American flag in the lost domains of Astoria; and had he been enabled to maintain the footing he had so gallantly effected, he might have regained for his country the opulent trade of the Columbia, of which our statesmen have negligently suffered us to be dispossessed.