Their affluence and attachment to luxury makes military service unpopular.
He is the author of Taking America, The End of affluence (Random House) and The Case for Big Government.
Jazz is linked in the mind of marketers with affluence, but the economics of jazz have never been worse.
mid-14c., "a plentiful flowing, an abundance," from Old French affluence, from Latin affluentia "a flowing to," figuratively "affluence, abundance," noun of state from affluentem (nominative affluens) "flowing toward, abounding, rich, copious" (see affluent). Sense of "wealth" attested from c.1600, from notion of "a plentiful flow" (of the gifts of fortune).