Definition of opulence in English:



mass noun
  • Great wealth or luxuriousness.

    ‘rooms of spectacular opulence’
    • ‘But all is not quite as it seems - and despite the opulence of her wedding preparations, Felicia has some hard choices to make.’
    • ‘Despite its opulence, however, Zhang's house pales by comparison to that of his cousin, Zhang Shiming.’
    • ‘The woman smiled with ambivalence and walked in, surveying the familiar opulence of his house, the shrine to his success.’
    • ‘Out in the warm, sea-scented evening, a stroll through the town shows that the opulence of the Palais is matched by other huge houses.’
    • ‘I was stunned by the opulence of Grand Central Station - I never imagined a public building could be so well-kept and clean.’
    luxuriousness, sumptuousness, lavishness, richness, lushness, luxury, luxuriance, splendour, magnificence, grandeur, splendidness, grandiosity, costliness, fanciness
    wealth, affluence, wealthiness, richness, riches, prosperity, prosperousness, money, fortune, deep pockets
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