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PROSPERITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prosperity mean? 

PROSPERITY (noun)
  The noun PROSPERITY has 2 senses:

1. an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment
2. the condition of prospering; having good fortune

  Familiarity information: PROSPERITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROSPERITY (noun)


Sense 1prosperity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("prosperity" is a kind of...):

economic condition; financial condition (the condition of finances)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "prosperity"):

boom (a state of economic prosperity)


Sense 2prosperity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The condition of prospering; having good fortune

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

successfulness; prosperity

Hypernyms ("prosperity" is a kind of...):

good fortune; good luck; luckiness (an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "prosperity"):

eudaemonia; eudaimonia; upbeat; welfare; well-being; wellbeing (a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous)

strength (the condition of financial success)

success (a state of prosperity or fame)


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