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Meaning of PROSPERITY

Pronunciation:  prâ'speritee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the condition of prospering; having good fortune
  2. [n]  an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment
 

PROSPERITY is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: successfulness
 
 See Also: boom, economic condition, eudaemonia, eudaimonia, financial condition, good fortune, good luck, strength, success, upbeat, welfare, wellbeing, well-being

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pros*per"i*ty\, n. [F. prosp['e]rit['e], L.
prosperitas. See {Prosperous}.]
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.

      Now prosperity begins to mellow.         --Shak.

      Prosperities can only be enjoyed by them who fear not
      at all to lose them.                     -- Jer.
                                               Taylor.

Syn: Prosperousness; thrift; weal; welfare; well being;
     happiness.

 

 

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