(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Steady good fortune or financial security: comfort, ease, prosperity. Informal: easy street. Idioms: comfortable (or easy) circumstances, the good life. See RICH, THRIVE.

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  • Prosperousness — Prosperous Pros per*ous, a. [L. prosperus or prosper, originally, answering to hope; pro according to + the root of sperare to hope. See {Despair}.] 1. Tending to prosperity; favoring; favorable; helpful. [1913 Webster] A happy passage and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prosperousness — noun see prosperous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prosperousness — See prosperously. * * * …   Universalium

  • prosperousness — noun the degree to which a thing is prosperous …   Wiktionary

  • prosperousness — prÉ‘sprÉ™snɪs / prÉ’s n. flourishing condition, thriving condition; success …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prosperousness — pros·per·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • prosperousness — noun see prosperous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prosperity — Pros*per i*ty, n. [F. prosp[ e]rit[ e], L. prosperitas. See {Prosperous}.] The state of being prosperous; advance or gain in anything good or desirable; successful progress in any business or enterprise; attainment of the object desired; good… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prosperous — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin prosperosus, from Latin prosperus Date: 15th century 1. auspicious, favorable 2. a. marked by success or economic well being b. enjoying vigorous and healthy growth ; flourishing •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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