prosperity


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pros·per·i·ty

 (prŏ-spĕr′ĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of being prosperous.

prosperity

(prɒˈspɛrɪtɪ)
n
the condition of prospering; success or wealth

pros•per•i•ty

(prɒˈspɛr ɪ ti)

n.
a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition, esp. in financial respects; good fortune.
[1175–1225; Middle English prosperite < Old French < Latin prosperitās. See prosperous, -ity]

prosperity

  • land of milk and honey - In the Bible, a land of prosperity and plenty promised by God to the Israelites.
  • pumpkin time - The end of prosperity and a return to normal.
  • thrift - First meant "acquired wealth, prosperity, success."
  • welfare - Originally the phrase wel fare—first meaning "happiness" or "prosperity."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prosperity - an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employmentprosperity - an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment
economic condition - the condition of the economy
boom - a state of economic prosperity
2.prosperity - the condition of prospering; having good fortune
eudaemonia, eudaimonia, upbeat, wellbeing, well-being, welfare - a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous; "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"
good fortune, good luck, luckiness - an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
strength - the condition of financial success; "the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks"
success - a state of prosperity or fame; "he is enjoying great success"; "he does not consider wealth synonymous with success"

prosperity

prosperity

noun
1. A state of health, happiness, and prospering:
2. Steady good fortune or financial security:
Informal: easy street.
Idioms: comfortable circumstances, the good life.
Translations
إِزْدِهَارنَجاح، إزْدِهار
blahobytprospívání
fremgangvelstand
vauraus
blagostanje
velgengni
繁栄
번영
blaginja
imućstvo
välstånd
ความเจริญรุ่งเรือง
gönençrefahzenginlik
sự thịnh vượng

prosperity

[prɒsˈperɪtɪ] Nprosperidad f

prosperity

[prɒˈspɛrɪti] nprospérité f

prosperity

nWohlstand m, → Reichtum m; (of business)Prosperität f

prosperity

[prɒsˈpɛrɪtɪ] nbenessere m, prosperità

prosper

(ˈprospə) verb
to do well; to succeed. His business is prospering.
proˈsperity (-ˈspe-) noun
success; wealth. We wish you happiness and prosperity.
ˈprosperous adjective
successful, especially in business. a prosperous businessman.
ˈprosperously adverb

prosperity

إِزْدِهَار blahobyt fremgang Wohlstand ευημερία prosperidad vauraus prospérité blagostanje prosperità 繁栄 번영 voorspoed fremgang pomyślność prosperidade процветание välstånd ความเจริญรุ่งเรือง gönenç sự thịnh vượng 繁荣
References in classic literature ?
IT WAS an high speech of Seneca (after the manner of the Stoics), that the good things, which belong to prosperity, are to be wished; but the good things, that belong to adversity, are to be admired.
It follows plainly, in the first place, that the change, of fortune presented must not be the spectacle of a virtuous man brought from prosperity to adversity: for this moves neither pity nor fear; it merely shocks us.
It has until lately been a received and uncontradicted opinion that the prosperity of the people of America depended on their continuing firmly united, and the wishes, prayers, and efforts of our best and wisest citizens have been constantly directed to that object.
Your advantages are prosperity, wealth, freedom, peace--and so on, and so on.
We must make friends in prosperity if we would have their help in adversity.
I look upon these five years as the first epoch of prosperity in the history of our town," the doctor went on after a pause.
You who see your betters bearing up under this shame every day, meekly suffering under the slights of fortune, gentle and unpitied, poor, and rather despised for their poverty, do you ever step down from your prosperity and wash the feet of these poor wearied beggars?
In the very height of our prosperity my perverse pupil sticks to her trumpery family quarrel.
And again, he need not make himself uneasy at incurring a reproach for those vices without which the state can only be saved with difficulty, for if everything is considered carefully, it will be found that something which looks like virtue, if followed, would be his ruin; whilst something else, which looks like vice, yet followed brings him security and prosperity.
THE effects of Union upon the commercial prosperity of the States have been sufficiently delineated.
Hunt and his party at Astoria, and giving the most flattering accounts of the prosperity of the enterprise.
The power which the government possesses, by means of forced labour, of at once opening good roads throughout the country, has been, I believe, one main cause of the early prosperity of this colony.