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Want; indigence; poorness.
tragedy, peril, burden, calamity, agony, hard luck, catastrophe, torment, casualty, dolor, hardship, grief, difficulty, tribulation, contretemps, trial, mishap, ordeal, hard times, trouble, misfortune, rainy day, affliction, bane, woe, infliction, misadventure, disaster, misery, blight, adversity, poorness, bad luck, distress, curse, destitution.
dearth, embarrassment, want, insolvency, bankruptcy, pauperism, homelessness, privation, beggarliness, insufficiency, paucity, mendicancy, hardship, pennilessness, penury, poorness, destitution, tenuity, lack, distress, famine, impoverishment, indigence, asceticism.
sparseness, stinginess, inadequacy, paucity, speck, shortfall, skimpiness, scantiness, meagerness, niggardliness, shortage, miserliness, pittance, deficiency, dearth, flyspeck, famine, insufficiency, scarceness.
Examples of usage:
His poverty, apparent, if not real, served as a screen for his employment under Government.
- "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
He had always made plans since he was a small boy; for poverty, and the fact that he was the eldest son of a large family, had given him the habit of thinking of spring and summer, autumn and winter, as so many stages in a prolonged campaign.
- "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
Chapter Four: Seeking a Shelter The " walks" already spoken of, at a time when life had little or other pleasure for on account of poverty and ill- health, were taken at pretty regular intervals two or three times a year.
no us - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
- proverty (37%)
- povery (15%)
- poverity (8%)
- povety (7%)
- pverty (5%)
- povert (4%)
- powerty (4%)
- poberty (3%)
- provety (2%)
- porverty (2%)
- poerty (1%)
- peverty (1%)
- pooverty (1%)
- provity (1%)
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