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Definition of Prosperity

  • The state of being prosperous; advance or gain in anything good or desirable; successful progress in any business or enterprise; attainment of the object desired; good fortune; success; as, commercial prosperity; national prosperity.
  • the condition of prospering; having good fortune
  • an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment

How to use prosperity in a sentence. Prosperity pronunciation.

She had known him in his prosperity as commander-in-chief of the Metropolitan Police of New York, and she would not desert him in his adversity as Governor of Nevada.
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If the greatness of a nation consisted in the number and size of its battleships, in the capacity of its fighting men, or in its financial prosperity, Russia would be an object of pity.
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When we Americans swell with pride over our industrial prosperity, we might profitably reflect for a moment on the comparative value of America's and Russia's contributions to literature and music.
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Through a long series of financial trials, sorrows, afflictions by death and pressing cares, this family learned to depend on God for their daily prosperity; and the cures wrought in them, according to God's Word, are only a small portion of the remarkable answers to prayer with which their history is filled.
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NEEDS SPECIAL, SPECIFIC, DAILY PRAYER FOR ITS PROSPERITY.
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As the shades of evening were gathering, a brother who lived at some distance, and who knew nothing of their previous conversation, called to inquire after their prosperity.
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And now, ladies, let me tell you it was not long after that till my husband got into a good situation; and prosperity has followed us ever since.
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THE AID OF THE LORD IN BUSINESS AND SOCIAL PROSPERITY.
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It teaches the sublime lesson that _money and prosperity are gifts from the Lord_, and must be considered as such, acknowledged with thankfulness, and used to please the Giver.
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The missionary of the church knew him through years of comfort and prosperity.
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At their marriage, the happy pair first of all established themselves in a modest house near Camberwell Road; two years later, growing prosperity brought about their removal to De Crespigny Park, where they had now resided for some twelve months.
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She was fascinated by his rough vigour and by his visions of golden prosperity.
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He knew men who thanked their wives for all the prosperity and content that they enjoyed.
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Their long engagement would have been brightened with many hopes; in the end she might have learned to love him, and prosperity would have opened to her a world of satisfactions, for which she could no longer hope.
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Besides, it is fatal even for Paris, which, permit me to add, drunk with prosperity in its haughty isolation and self-fetishism, not a little resembles the Chinese Empire-a focus of warmed-over, corrupt, and frivolous civilization!
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It is easy to understand that M. de Camors, relishing this prosperity, attached himself more and more to the moral and religious creed that assured it to him; that he became each day more and more confirmed in the belief that the testament of his father and his own reflection had revealed to him the true evangel of men superior to their species.
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And should I not be excusable if I entertained toward you the sentiment of an exterminating angel; and have I not some merit in being what I am-a good woman, who loves you well-with a little rancor, but not much-and who wishes you all sorts of prosperity in this world and the next?
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They, of course, had not failed to advance in fair proportion with the national prosperity.
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Another showed that it was altogether clearly ascribable to the pernicious custom of issuing pink shells; but if, instead of this mode of representing wealth, they had had recourse to blue shells, the nation would now have advanced to a state of prosperity which it had never yet reached.
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He meditated an excursion to hear it, and then, without his being aware of any transition, his thoughts returned to his sister Mary, and to the time when he had once indulged in hopes that the mills along the river-side might be rebuilt and Tinnick restored to its former commercial prosperity.
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Examples of Prosperity

Example #1
Our room was on the lower floor, facing the plaza, and when we had got our bed, a small table, two chairs, the government fire-proof safe, and the Unabridged Dictionary into it, there was still room enough left for a visitor-may be two, but not without straining the walls.
Example #2
The Secretary and I took quarters in the "ranch" of a worthy French lady by the name of Bridget O'Flannigan, a camp follower of his Excellency the Governor.
Example #3
But in America it is wholesome to remember that the real greatness of a nation consists in none of these things, but rather in its intellectual splendour, in the number and importance of the ideas it gives to the world, in its contributions to literature and art, and to all things that count in humanity's intellectual advance.
Example #4
Her navy was practically destroyed, her armies soundly beaten, her offensive power temporarily reduced to zero, her treasury exhausted, her pride laid in the dust.
Example #5
At the start, we notice a rather curious fact, which sharply differentiates Russian literature from the literature of England, France, Spain, Italy, and even from that of Germany.