Affluent and Penniless


Affluent adjective - Having goods, property, or money in abundance.
Usage example: he is affluent and can afford to send his children to the best schools

Penniless is an antonym for affluent in topics: wealthy, plentiful.

Nearby Words: affluence, affluently


Penniless adjective - Lacking money or material possessions.
Usage example: went from being a penniless girl to owner of her own restaurant

Affluent is an antonym for penniless in topics: poor, without any money.

Both words in one sentence

  • Yakuza Tired of robbing the penniless peasants, these Ronin bands often gravitated towards more affluent cities, where they sought employment as hired muscle.
    Source: Yakuza
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