Improsperous
Improsperous \Im*pros"per*ous\, a. [Pref. im- not + prosperous: cf. F. improsp[`e]re, L. improsper.] Not prosperous. [Obs.] --Dryden. -- {Im*pros"per*ous*ly}, adv. [Obs.] -- {Im*pros"per*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • improsperous — im·prosperous …   English syllables

  • improsperous — (ˈ)im, əm+ adjective Etymology: in (I) + prosperous archaic : not prosperous : poor, unsuccessful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Improsperously — Improsperous Im*pros per*ous, a. [Pref. im not + prosperous: cf. F. improsp[ e]re, L. improsper.] Not prosperous. [Obs.] Dryden. {Im*pros per*ous*ly}, adv. [Obs.] {Im*pros per*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Improsperousness — Improsperous Im*pros per*ous, a. [Pref. im not + prosperous: cf. F. improsp[ e]re, L. improsper.] Not prosperous. [Obs.] Dryden. {Im*pros per*ous*ly}, adv. [Obs.] {Im*pros per*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adversity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Adversity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 adversity adversity evil &c. 619 Sgm: N 1 failure failure &c. 732 Sgm: N 1 bad luck bad luck ill luck evil luck adverse luck hard fortune …   English dictionary for students

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