1. characterized by or exhibiting opulence: an opulent suite.
2. wealthy, rich, or affluent.
3. richly supplied; abundant or plentiful: opulent sunshine.
ostentatious, swank, sumptuous, palatial, lavish, luscious, extravagant, deluxe, plush, abundant, affluent, copious, exuberant, luxuriant, moneyed, plentiful, pretentious, prodigal, prolific, prosperous
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1. sumptuous, luxurious.
1. poor; squalid.
Origin: 1595–1605; < Latin opulentus wealthy, equivalent to op- (stem of ops power, wealth) + -ulentus -ulent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OPULENT
In his opulent maroon suit, Dickens flaunts his fame and fortune with so little subtlety he makes Kanye West appear modest.
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON (AND TOLSTOY AND DICKENS)|SAMUEL FRAGOSO|OCTOBER 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It was so opulent that no one ever thought it would sink, then boom—it was gone,” says Conway.
THE GHOST HOTELS OF THE CATSKILLS|BRANDON PRESSER|AUGUST 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The star is the cream itself, as opulent as crème fraiche, with vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, etc., serving as a sort of halo.
THE SECRET TO THIS ICE CREAM: PAMPERED COWS|JANE & MICHAEL STERN|MAY 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Visitors enter the train and snake through its corridors and opulent interiors.
ALL ABOARD THE ORIENT EXPRESS: LOOKING BACK AT THE GOLDEN AGE OF TRAIN TRAVEL|SARAH MOROZ|APRIL 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today, Yudashkin continues to show his opulent designs in Paris and remains inspired by the country he is proud to call home.
VALENTIN YUDASHKIN, RUSSIA’S COUTURE KING|ERIN CUNNINGHAM|MARCH 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sons of these opulent citizens are become merchants, lawyers, or physicians.
DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)|ALEXIS DE TOQUEVILLE
A pecuniary compensation is in the power of opulent families.
PRACTICAL EDUCATION, VOLUME II|MARIA EDGEWORTH
It is there that the most opulent priests live and there are settled the greatest part of the French noblesse.
MONTREAL 1535-1914, VOLUME II (OF 2)|WILLIAM HENRY ATHERTON
This city was one of the most splendid and opulent of all the Netherland towns.
HISTORY OF THE UNITED NETHERLANDS, 1590-1599, VOL. III. COMPLETE|JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY
It was captured from the enemy with Dahlgren, who had pillaged it from our opulent families in the country.
A REBEL WAR CLERK'S DIARY AT THE CONFEDERATE STATES CAPITAL|JOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES