Pennilessness
Penniless Pen"ni*less, a. [From {Penny}.] Destitute of money; impecunious; poor. -- {Pen"ni*less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • pennilessness — noun The state or quality of being penniless …   Wiktionary

  • pennilessness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being extremely poor: beggary, destitution, impecuniosity, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence, need, neediness, penuriousness, penury, poverty, privation, want. See RICH …   English dictionary for students

  • pennilessness — penɪlɪsnɪs n. poorness, poverty, pauperism, impoverishment; lack of everything, destitution, homelessness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pennilessness — pen·ni·less·ness …   English syllables

  • pennilessness — noun a state of lacking money • Syn: ↑impecuniousness, ↑penuriousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑penurious (for: ↑penuriousness), ↑penniless, ↑impecunious …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   English dictionary for students

  • impecuniousness — noun a state of lacking money • Syn: ↑pennilessness, ↑penuriousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑penurious (for: ↑penuriousness), ↑penniless (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • penuriousness — noun 1. a state of lacking money • Syn: ↑impecuniousness, ↑pennilessness • Derivationally related forms: ↑penurious, ↑penniless (for: ↑pennilessness), ↑impecunious …   Useful english dictionary

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