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opulent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of opulent

  1. 1 having goods, property, or money in abundance an opulent upper crust that liked to show off its possessions Synonyms of opulent affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, loaded, moneyed (also monied), rich, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-doWords Related to opulent better-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privilegedNear Antonyms of opulent unaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, shortAntonyms of opulent destitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken

  2. 2 showing obvious signs of wealth and comfort an opulent mansion filled with priceless art and antiques Synonyms of opulent Babylonian, deluxe, lavish, Lucullan (also Lucullian), luxe, luxuriant, luxury, luxurious, palace, palatial, plush, plushy, silken, sumptuousWords Related to opulent costly, dear, expensive, precious, premium, rich; extravagant, grandiose, ostentatious, pretentious, showy; august, awesome, awful, baronial, beautiful, gorgeous, grand, heroic (also heroical), imposing, impressive, kingly, magnificent, majestic, monumental, noble, proud, regal, royal, splendid, stately; comfortable, cozy, homelike, snugNear Antonyms of opulent economical, frugal, meager (or meagre), spare, stingy, thriftyAntonyms of opulent ascetic (also ascetical), austere, humble, no-frills, spartan

Synonym Discussion of opulent

rich, wealthy, affluent, opulent mean having goods, property, and money in abundance. rich implies having more than enough to gratify normal needs or desires.
    • became rich through shrewd investing
wealthy stresses the possession of property and intrinsically valuable things.
    • wealthy landowners
affluent suggests prosperity and an increasing wealth.
    • an affluent society
opulent suggests lavish expenditure and display of great wealth, more often applying to things than people.
    • an opulent mansion

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