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Definition of "opulence" []

  • Wealth; affluence. (noun)
  • Great abundance; profusion. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "opulence" in a sentence
  • "Leader lives in opulence while believers live in squalor - CHECK"
  • "Gossipy and studded with celebrity names, this is a tell-all tale of a girl raised in opulence by her mother and an adopted father in New York City, who met Saroyan when she was 15 years old and married him at 17, divorced then remarried him a few years later."
  • "Realestalker notes that the Weintraubs seem to have built "their own version of Hearst Castle on the bluffs of the Bu," complete with a pool house similar in opulence to the Hearst Castle's natatorium: "a palatial Greek Revival style natatorium/pool house with marble pilasters, walls encrusted with more than 500,000 seashells, six glittery crystal chandeliers, and a glass ceiling.""