[ pros-per-uhs ]
/ ˈprɒs pər əs /
having or characterized by financial success or good fortune; flourishing; successful: a prosperous business.
well-to-do or well-off: a prosperous family.
favorable or propitious.
effectively, successfully, productively, strongly, well, profitably, gracefully, smoothly, easily, favorably, fortunately, happily, quickly, cosily, effortlessly, practically, advantageously, beneficially, effectually, swimmingly
- prosperity gospel,
Origin of prosperous
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin prosperus
pros·per·ous·ly, adverbpros·per·ous·ness, nounnon·pros·per·ous, adjectivenon·pros·per·ous·ly, adverb
non·pros·per·ous·ness, nouno·ver·pros·per·ous, adjectiveo·ver·pros·per·ous·ly, adverbo·ver·pros·per·ous·ness, nounpseu·do·pros·per·ous, adjectivepseu·do·pros·per·ous·ly, adverbqua·si-pros·per·ous, adjectivequa·si-pros·per·ous·ly, adverbsu·per·pros·per·ous, adjectiveun·pros·per·ous, adjectiveun·pros·per·ous·ly, adverbun·pros·per·ous·ness, noun
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/ (ˈprɒspərəs) /
rich; affluent; wealthy
favourable or promising
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