• impoverished

    An impoverished person or nation is very poor and stricken by poverty.

  • poverty

    Poverty is the state of being poor or having little money.

  • impoverish

    To make poor; to reduce to poverty or indigence; as, misfortune and disease impoverish families.

  • pauper

    A very poor person; one without any means of support, especially one dependent on private or public charity. Also used adjectively; as, pauper immigrants, pauper labor.

  • pauperism

    a state of extreme poverty or destitution

  • poor

    Destitute of property; wanting in material riches or goods; needy; indigent.

  • poorly

    In a poor manner or condition; without plenty, or sufficiency, or suitable provision for comfort; as, to live poorly.

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