Definition of prosperity in English:

prosperity

Syllabification: pros·per·i·ty
Pronunciation: /präˈsperitē
 
/

noun

The state of being prosperous: a long period of prosperity
More example sentences
  • In nativities, this eclipse promises fame, prosperity, health and peace of mind.
  • Everyone knows it has brought prosperity, although that prosperity is not equally shared.
  • For the economy as a whole, innovation is the key to higher productivity and greater prosperity for all.
Synonyms
success, profitability, affluence, wealth, opulence, luxury, the good life, milk and honey, (good) fortune, ease, plenty, comfort, security, well-being

Origin

Middle English: from Old French prosperite, from Latin prosperitas, from prosperus 'doing well'.

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