affluency


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af·flu·en·cy

 (ăf′lo͞o′ən-sē, ə-flo͞o′-)
n.
Affluence.

affluency

(ˈæflʊənsɪ)
n
an obsolete word for affluence

af•flu•ence

(ˈæf lu əns or, sometimes, əˈflu-)

n.
1. abundance of money; wealth.
2. an abundant supply; profusion.
3. a flowing to or toward some point; afflux.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin]
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His point is that although modern economic theory pretends to be free from moral judgments, it is based implicitly on the belief that the growth of GDP is the foremost value, even when developed countries have already reached a stage of affluency. As an alternative to growth, he proposes we return to a Sabbath economy in which we can enjoy both work and life.
"As affluency grows, complexity comes with it," Beatty said.