over-wealth

wealth

[welth]
noun
1.
a great quantity or store of money, valuable possessions, property, or other riches: the wealth of a city.
2.
an abundance or profusion of anything; plentiful amount: a wealth of imagery.
3.
Economics.
a.
all things that have a monetary or exchange value.
b.
anything that has utility and is capable of being appropriated or exchanged.
4.
rich or valuable contents or produce: the wealth of the soil.
5.
the state of being rich; prosperity; affluence: persons of wealth and standing.
6.
Obsolete, happiness.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English welth (see well1, -th1); modeled on health

wealthless, adjective
overwealth, noun


2. richness, amplitude, fullness. 3a. possessions, assets, goods, property, money. 5. opulence, fortune.


5. poverty.
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wealth (wɛlθ)
 
n
1.  a large amount of money and valuable material possessions
2.  the state of being rich
3.  a great profusion: a wealth of gifts
4.  economics all goods and services with monetary, exchangeable, or productive value
 
[C13 welthe, from weal²; related to well1]
 
'wealthless
 
adj

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wealth
mid-13c., "happiness," also "prosperity in abundance of possessions or riches," from M.E. wele "well-being" (see weal (1)) on analogy of health. Wealthy as a synonym for "rich" is recorded from early 15c.
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