Pros·per·i·ty n. The state of being prosperous; advance or gain in anything good or desirable; successful progress in any business or enterprise; attainment of the object desired; good fortune; success; as, commercial prosperity; national prosperity.
Now prosperity begins to mellow. --Shak.
Prosperities can only be enjoyed by them who fear not at all to lose them. -- Jer. Taylor.
Syn: -- Prosperousness; thrift; weal; welfare; well being; happiness.
n 1: an economic state of growth with rising profits and full
2: the condition of prospering; having good fortune [syn: successfulness]