Example sentences for: affluence

How can you use “affluence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The iconic word is surfing: a sociolinguistic cornucopia of connotations of sport, vigor, youth, individuality, speed, independence, leisure, health, and middle-to-upper-class education and affluence.

  • "The central question," wrote Times correspondent Nicholas D. Kristof in his Hong Kong dispatch, "is whether Hong Kong amounts to a colossal Trojan horse: a prize so glorious that China's Communists cannot leave it outside the gates but which, once inside, will destroy those in power" with its irrepressible example of roiling capitalism and affluence, and its concentrated economic power.

  • Such an analysis might dispel prejudices about the “diseases of affluence” and stimulate policy approaches and research that appropriately target emerging risk groups across the globe, regardless of socioeconomic status.

  • We learn that heroin has breached its ghetto quarantine: "[C]hildren of affluence are venturing where once the poor and desperate nodded out.

  • But there are human problems that persist in the shadow of affluence."


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