Definition of opulence in English:

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opulence

Pronunciation: /ˈäpyələns/

noun

Great wealth or luxuriousness: rooms of spectacular opulence
More example sentences
  • I was stunned by the opulence of Grand Central Station - I never imagined a public building could be so well-kept and clean.
  • But all is not quite as it seems - and despite the opulence of her wedding preparations, Felicia has some hard choices to make.
  • The woman smiled with ambivalence and walked in, surveying the familiar opulence of his house, the shrine to his success.
Synonyms
luxuriousness, sumptuousness, lavishness, richness, luxury, luxuriance, splendor, magnificence, grandeur, splendidness
informal plushness, classiness, ritziness, poshness, swankiness
wealth, affluence, wealthiness, richness, riches, prosperity, money

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Syllabification: op·u·lence

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