[af-loo-uhns or, often, uh-floo-]
abundance of money, property, and other material goods; riches; wealth.
an abundant supply, as of thoughts or words; profusion.
a flowing to or toward; afflux.

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin affluentia, equivalent to af- af- + flu- flow + -entia -ence

subaffluence, noun
superaffluence, noun

affluence, effluence, influence. Unabridged
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affluence (ˈæflʊəns)
1.  an abundant supply of money, goods, or property; wealth
2.  rare abundance or profusion

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Word Origin & History

mid-15c., "a flowing toward, an abundance," from O.Fr. affluence, from L. affluentia, noun of state from affluentem "flowing toward," prp. of affluere (see affluent). Sense of "wealth" attested from c.1600, from notion of "a plentiful flow" (of the gifts of fortune).
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Example sentences
Periods of affluence are followed by a yearning for the simple and primitive.
The leaders, the owners of plantations, were reduced from affluence to poverty.
Or perhaps, ironically, affluence has yielded an attitude of entitlement that
  has come to permeate student life.
The affluence of the last decades was not shared in a very equitable way .
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