Example sentences for: affluence

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

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

  • Recent affluence has eroded rather than expanded support for such programs.

  • Traditionally, CVDs have been considered a “Western” disease or a “disease of affluence” and not a pressing public health concern for low-income populations.

  • 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.

  • If you assume a lower inflation rate and recalculate real incomes back to--say, 1950--you reach what seems to be a crazy conclusion: that in the early 1950s, the era of postwar affluence, most Americans were living below what we now regard as the poverty line.


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