quasiprosperous

prosperous

[pros-per-uhs]
adjective
1.
having or characterized by financial success or good fortune; flourishing; successful: a prosperous business.
2.
well-to-do or well-off: a prosperous family.
3.
favorable or propitious.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin prosperus

prosperously, adverb
prosperousness, noun
nonprosperous, adjective
nonprosperously, adverb
nonprosperousness, noun
overprosperous, adjective
overprosperously, adverb
overprosperousness, noun
pseudoprosperous, adjective
pseudoprosperously, adverb
quasi-prosperous, adjective
quasi-prosperously, adverb
superprosperous, adjective
unprosperous, adjective
unprosperously, adverb
unprosperousness, noun


1. thriving. 2. wealthy, rich. 3. fortunate, lucky, auspicious.
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prosperous (ˈprɒspərəs)
 
adj
1.  flourishing; prospering
2.  rich; affluent; wealthy
3.  favourable or promising
 
'prosperously
 
adv
 
'prosperousness
 
n

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prosperous
mid-15c., "tending to bring success," from obsolete Fr. prospereus (15c.), from prosperer (see prosper). The sense of "flourishing" is first recorded late 15c.
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