penury

  • 21 penury — n 1. poverty, extreme poverty, destitution, need, want; straits, straitened circumstances, beggary, pauperism, pauperage; mendicancy, mendicity; impecuniousness, insolvency, bankruptcy, inability to pay, liquidation, failure, default; privation,… …

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  • 22 penury — pen·ury …

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  • 23 penury — UK [ˈpenjərɪ] / US [ˈpenjʊrɪ] noun [uncountable] formal the state of being extremely poor …

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  • 24 penury — pen•u•ry [[t]ˈpɛn yə ri[/t]] n. 1) extreme poverty; destitution 2) scarcity or lack; insufficiency • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME < L pēnūria; akin to Gk peîna hunger, penía poverty …

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  • 25 penury — /ˈpɛnjəri / (say penyuhree) noun 1. extreme poverty; destitution. 2. dearth or insufficiency. {Middle English, from Latin pēnūria want, scarcity. Compare Greek penia poverty, need} …

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  • 26 penury — n. (pl. ies) 1 destitution; poverty. 2 a lack; scarcity. Etymology: ME f. L penuria, perh. rel. to paene almost …

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  • 27 in penury — index poor (underprivileged) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 28 left in penury — index bankrupt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 29 poverty — poverty, indigence, penury, want, destitution, privation all denote the state of one who is poor or without enough to live upon. Poverty, the most comprehensive of these terms, typically implies such deficiency of resources that one is deprived… …

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  • 30 poverty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of money Nouns 1. poverty, impecuniousness, indigence, penury, pauperism, destitution, want, poverty line or level; need, neediness; lack, necessity, privation, distress, difficulties; bad, poor, or …

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  • 31 penurious — 1590s, from M.L. penuriosus, from L. penuria penury (see PENURY (Cf. penury)). Originally poverty stricken, in a state of penury; meaning stingy is first attested 1630s …

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  • 32 poverty — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English poverte, from Anglo French poverté, from Latin paupertat , paupertas, from pauper poor more at poor Date: 12th century 1. a. the state of one who lacks a usual or socially acceptable amount… …

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  • 33 Mukti (organization) — MUKTI Official logo Formation 2003 Type non profit organization Headquarters Kolkata, India …

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  • 34 need — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. necessity, requirement; desire, want, privation, lack, poverty; use. v. t. require, crave, claim, demand, yearn; lack, want. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Poverty] Syn. indigence, penury, pennilessness; see… …

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  • 35 Indigence — In di*gence, n. [L. indigentia: cf. F. indigence. See {Indigent}.] The condition of being indigent; lack of estate, or means of comfortable subsistence; penury; poverty; as, helpless indigence. Cowper. Syn: Poverty; penury; destitution; want;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 36 Scarceness — Scarce ness, Scarcity Scar ci*ty, n. The quality or condition of being scarce; smallness of quantity in proportion to the wants or demands; deficiency; lack of plenty; short supply; penury; as, a scarcity of grain; a great scarcity of beauties.… …

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  • 37 Scarcity — Scarceness Scarce ness, Scarcity Scar ci*ty, n. The quality or condition of being scarce; smallness of quantity in proportion to the wants or demands; deficiency; lack of plenty; short supply; penury; as, a scarcity of grain; a great scarcity of… …

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  • 38 Harishchandra — Harishchandra, in Hindu religious texts is the 28th king of the Solar Dynasty. His legend is very popular and often told as a benchmark for an ideal life. He was renowned for his piety and justice. His name is Sanskrit for having golden splendour …

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  • 39 Compton Wynyates — Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire, circa 1983 Compton Wynyates is a country house in Warwickshire, England, a Grade I listed building. The Tudor period house, an example of Tudor architecture, is constructed of red brick and built around a central… …

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