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Definitions for prosperity
prɒˈspɛr ɪ tipros·per·i·ty

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word prosperity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prosperitynoun

    an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment

  2. prosperity, successfulnessnoun

    the condition of prospering; having good fortune

Wiktionary

  1. prosperitynoun

    The condition of being prosperous, of having good fortune

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Prosperitynoun

    Success; attainment of wishes; good fortune.

    Etymology: prosperitas, Lat. prosperité, Fr.

    Prosperity, in regard of our corrupt inclination to abuse the blessings of Almighty God, doth prove a thing dangerous to the souls of men. Richard Hooker, b. v. s. 48.

    God’s justice reaps that glory in our calamities, which we robbed him of in our prosperity. Charles I .

Wikipedia

  1. Prosperity

    Prosperity is the flourishing, thriving, good fortune and successful social status. Prosperity often produces profuse wealth including other factors which can be profusely wealthy in all degrees, such as happiness and health.

ChatGPT

  1. prosperity

    Prosperity refers to a state of thriving, abundance, and success in various aspects of life, such as financial wealth, personal well-being, social progress, and overall flourishing. It implies the presence of favorable circumstances, opportunities for growth, and the attainment of goals, leading to a high standard of living and overall satisfaction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prosperitynoun

    the state of being prosperous; advance or gain in anything good or desirable; successful progress in any business or enterprise; attainment of the object desired; good fortune; success; as, commercial prosperity; national prosperity

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. prosperity

    1. That peculiar condition which excites the lively interest of the ambulance-chaser. 2. That which comes about when men believe in other men. 3. That condition which attracts the lively interest of lawyers, and warrants your being sued for damages or indicted, or both.

Editors Contribution

  1. prosperity

    Be prosperous.

    Prosperity is a blessing.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 5, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'prosperity' in Nouns Frequency: #2813

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosperity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosperity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of prosperity in a Sentence

  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    It goes without saying that the stability of the Middle East is the foundation for peace and prosperity for the world, and of course for Japan, should we leave terrorism or weapons of mass destruction to spread in this region, the loss imparted upon the international community would be immeasurable.

  2. New York:

    More than virtually anywhere else in the United States, the shared prosperity and continued vitality of the New York/New Jersey region depends on our public transportation infrastructure functioning, and functioning well.

  3. Med Jones:

    The challenge is that CEOs now think like global investors, while the political leadership thinks like local civil servants. Getting the right policies to attract and develop talented labor, capital and diversify the income sources will determine the prosperity and wealth of the people of each nation.

  4. George Casey:

    Raising prosperity, increasing a country's ability to protect itself, contributes to stability, reduces instability.

  5. The Times:

    Hillary Clinton is the right choice for the Democrats to present a vision for America that is radically different from the one that leading Republican candidates offer -- a vision in which middle-class Americans have a real shot at prosperity, women's rights are enhanced, undocumented immigrants are given a chance at legitimacy, international alliances are nurtured and the country is kept safe.

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