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.
On that score, the affluence of much of the country is a resource.
"We see a lot of people who are young, successful or affluent, or children of affluence," says Sack.
Thereupon Perrette herself frisked for joy, transported with the picture of her affluence.
affluence we may know, but poverty is apt to be our companion.
Civil polity had succeeded to a state of confusion, and men were become fond of ease and affluence, of wine and women.
Here it is affluence and age, there it is beauty and poverty.
Love was in their eyes, joy in their voice, and affluence in their gait and bearing.
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).