Why have we conflated "excellence" with affluence, driven parents, and a relentless will to conform on the part of the kids?
Their affluence and attachment to luxury makes military service unpopular.
He is the author of Taking America, The End of affluence (Random House) and The Case for Big Government.
Jazz is linked in the mind of marketers with affluence, but the economics of jazz have never been worse.
He is the author of several books including Taking America (Bantam), and The End of affluence (Random House).
Thereupon Perrette herself frisked for joy, transported with the picture of her affluence.
So powerful is genius, when it is invested with the glitter of affluence!
Civil polity had succeeded to a state of confusion, and men were become fond of ease and affluence, of wine and women.
affluence we may know, but poverty is apt to be our companion.
Love was in their eyes, joy in their voice, and affluence in their gait and bearing.
mid-14c., "a plentiful flowing, an abundance," from Old French affluence, from Latin affluentia "a flowing to," figuratively "affluence, abundance," noun of state from affluentem (nominative affluens) "flowing toward, abounding, rich, copious" (see affluent). Sense of "wealth" attested from c.1600, from notion of "a plentiful flow" (of the gifts of fortune).