Definition: good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
Definition: good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
Sentences Containing 'prosperity'
your mother's a nice woman, young Jerry, going a praying agin your father's prosperity.
Though we have many substantial houses of brick or stone, the prosperity of the farmer is still measured by the degree to which the barn overshadows the house.
During the days of his prosperity, not a festivity took place without himself and wife being among the spectators.
You see I am obliged to economize, in case your prosperity should cease.
I know your prosperity is great, you rascal; you are to marry the daughter of Danglars.''
He will increase in strength and honor by struggling with adversity, which he will convert into prosperity.
Their operation in the one way may endure for many centuries, but in the other it can last no longer than the lives of some of the workmen who were bred to the business in the time of its prosperity.
The most decisive mark of the prosperity of any country is the increase of the number of its inhabitants.
Labour is there so well rewarded, that a numerous family of children, instead of being a burden, is a source of opulence and prosperity to the parents.
To complain of it, is to lament over the necessary cause and effect of the greatest public prosperity.
When profit diminishes, merchants are very apt to complain that trade decays, though the diminution of profit is the natural effect of its prosperity, or of a greater stock being employed in it than before.
Holland is at present in this situation; and a considerable part of ancient Italy seems to have been so during the prosperity of the Romans.
But as statuaries and painters are not likely to be worse rewarded in times of wealth and prosperity, than in times of poverty and depression, so gold and silver are not likely to be worse paid for.
When we are in want of necessaries, we must part with all superfluities, of which the value, as it rises in times of opulence and prosperity, so it sinks in times of poverty and distress.
Their real price, the quantity of labour which they can purchase or command, rises in times of poverty and distress, and sinks in times of opulence and prosperity, which are always times of great abundance; for they could not otherwise be times of opulence and prosperity.
But the rate of profit does not, like rent and wages, rise with the prosperity, and fall with the declension of the society.
The increase of those metals will, in this case, be the effect, not the cause, of the public prosperity.
They may flourish amidst the ruin of their country, and begin to decay upon the return of its prosperity.
The late king of Denmark dissolved this company, and since that time the prosperity of these colonies has been very great.
The course of its prosperity returned as soon as it was relieved from that oppression.
About the prosperity of the great empire, in the government of which that vote gives him a share, he seldom cares at all.
He knows that the permanent grandeur of his family depends upon the prosperity of his people, and he will never knowingly ruin that prosperity for the sake of any momentary interest of his own.
Well, here's your good health landlord, and prosperity to your house.
Under the rule of Aghlabid sovereigns, Kairouan was at its apogee, and the mosque profited from this period of stability and prosperity.
He arrived at a time of booming prosperity.
Brian Kirk was also nominated for Directing, but lost to Lenny Abrahamson of "Prosperity".
Alberta Alberta prosperity certificates British Columbia PS126-128.
In the height of their prosperity there were in Majorca more than a thousand Jewish families.
Once Yangzhou's wealth prosperity were gone, it was then considered to be part of Jiangbei, the "backwater".
In China, it is considered the color of good fortune and prosperity, and it is the color traditionally worn by brides.
They unveil the bride and adorn her with flower garlands and sprinkle puffed rice on her (a sign of prosperity).
The construction of the railway between Ruse and Varna in 1866 which passed through the village and brought some economic prosperity.
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Pitti's prosperity declined from 1464, following the death of Cosimo, his patron.
Abbott's words described the North as a place of prosperity and justice.
Harkin further developed national parks with the goal of economic prosperity.
But the postwar prosperity of farming ended with the 1970s.
A brief period of prosperity ensued during the 1930s when the price of gold rose.
The prosperity of Bin led to attacks from the Xunyu, Hunyu, or Di.
In their unanimous unity does lie the prosperity of Kurram valley.
His reign of three decades saw a revival of strength and prosperity of the empire.
He directed with excellent judgment and prosperity for over 30 years.
One prominent advocacy group in favor of TABOR is Americans for Prosperity.
Prosperity USA was funded through Americans for Prosperity (AFP), which has previously employed both Cain and Block.
There is a big difference in prosperity between the regions.
Following this, Osiris returns to Khandaq, vowing to restore the kingdom to its former prosperity.
Sri is also the sacred of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity.
With the advent of extensive irrigation, prosperity and population growth came to northern Tamaulipas.
The Lord had showered prosperity on his family even without asking for it.
Since leaving the SDC, Porritt has publicly supported the report Prosperity Without Growth.
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chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics