an affluent person who does not display his or her wealth in the form of material possessions
He is one of our most affluential Trustees, and has given large sums of money toward the asylums support.
Daddy Long-Legs Jean Webster
wealthy and influential; rich and powerful
The sons and daughters of magnates are affluential.
a blend of affluent and influential
having an abundance of wealth, property, or other material goods; prosperous; rich: an affluent person. abounding in anything; abundant. flowing freely: an affluent fountain. a tributary stream. an affluent person: a luxurious resort appealing to young affluents. Historical Examples But scarcely anywhere do we find this wonder-working grace so affluently described. The Expositor’s Bible: Ephesians […]
noun the guilt or lack of motivation experienced by people who have made or inherited large amounts of money Also called sudden-wealth syndrome Contemporary Examples affluenza is touted as a disease that seems able to remove all accountability. No, Affluenza Is Not a Real Thing Dr. Michelle K. London December 15, 2013 The term affluenza […]
something that flows to or toward a point: an afflux of blood to the head. the act of flowing to or toward; flow. Historical Examples Spirituous drinks occasion an afflux of the gastric juices, become acid, and are absorbed. North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 Various The best mode […]
that can be ; believed to be within one’s financial means: attractive new cars at affordable prices. Usually, affordables. items, expenses, etc., that one can : a variety of affordables for your gift list. Contemporary Examples Say what you will about the affordable Care Act, but its method of passage—a party line vote by Democrats—was […]