[ US /ˈɑpjəɫəns/ ]
[ UK /ˈɒpjʊləns/ ]
  1. wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
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How To Use opulence In A Sentence

  • If we take her unaffectionate term to mean a kind of stately opulence resulting in cinematic impotence, she has succeeded.
  • A generation of consumers accustomed to ripe, sweeter fleshy wines from the new world will be astonished at the sheer opulence of these wines.
  • I was wonderstruck when I learnt that the place now known as Silicon Valley once had an opulence of orchards.
  • Man cannot live by roughing it alone, which is why the first part of my journey is spent in the five-star opulence of the Tanjung Aru Resort in the state capital, Kota Kinabulu.
  • The opulence of the grey and gold dining room is reflected by the food - truffles, lobster, suckling pig, roast turbot and milk-fed lamb all feature.
  • And beyond the glitter of opulence, it must also glow with the burnish of remembrance, light up with the luster of nostalgia.
  • I have tromped through Roman ruins, ogled ancient frescos at Herculaneum and Pompeii, walked the crumbling streets of Palermo, been awe-struck in Turin and marveled at the opulence of Florentine art. Rediscovering Italy in a Totally Silent Town
  • Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three - and paradise is when you have none. Doug Larson 
  • Of course, most people know the world doesn't ooze opulence and happiness in the way social media suggests it does. Times, Sunday Times
  • A city that has as much opulence as it does feculence, there are over 1250 miles of underground sewage piping in Paris. The More Putrid Side of Paris
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