opulent

[op-yuh-luhnt]
adjective
1.
characterized by or exhibiting opulence: an opulent suite.
2.
wealthy, rich, or affluent.
3.
richly supplied; abundant or plentiful: opulent sunshine.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin opulentus wealthy, equivalent to op- (stem of ops power, wealth) + -ulentus -ulent

opulently, adverb
unopulent, adjective
unopulently, adverb


1. sumptuous, luxurious.


1. poor; squalid.
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opulent (ˈɒpjʊlənt)
 
adj
1.  having or indicating wealth
2.  abundant or plentiful
 
[C17: from Latin opulens, from opēs (pl) wealth]
 
'opulence
 
n
 
'opulency
 
n
 
'opulently
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

opulent
c.1600, from L. opulentem (nom. opulens), from opulentus, (see opulence).
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Example sentences
Additionally, it shouldn't be ignored that the rich entertain in an opulent
  style.
The opulent jewelry that accompanied their burials, she says, indicates that
  the group belonged to a ruling family.
It is also notorious for the dinginess of some of its less opulent ones.
But the villas and compounds that proliferated in the major cities were
  opulent, far too expensive for ordinary people.
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