pauperism
noun see pauper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pauperism — PAUPERÍSM s.n. (livr.) Stare de extremă sărăcie în care se află cineva; paupertate. – Din fr. paupérisme. Trimis de valeriu, 03.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PAUPERÍSM s. v. paupertate. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  pauperísm s. n.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Pauperism — (Lat. pauper , poor) is a term meaning poverty or generally the state of being poor, but in English usage particularly the condition of being a pauper , i.e. in receipt of relief administered under the poor law. From this springs a more general… …   Wikipedia

  • Pauperism — Pau per*ism, n. [Cf. F. paup[ e]risme.] The state of being a pauper; the state of indigent persons requiring support from the community. Whatly. [1913 Webster] Syn: Poverty; indigence; penury; want; need; destitution. See {Poverty}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pauperism — index bankruptcy, indigence, poverty, privation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pauperism — [pô′pəriz΄əm] n. the condition of being a pauper …   English World dictionary

  • pauperism — pauper ► NOUN 1) a very poor person. 2) historical a recipient of public charity. DERIVATIVES pauperism noun pauperize (also pauperise) verb. ORIGIN from Latin, poor …   English terms dictionary

  • pauperism — /paw peuh riz euhm/, n. the state or condition of utter poverty. [1805 15; PAUPER + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • pauperism — noun The state of being a pauper; poverty …   Wiktionary

  • pauperism — Synonyms and related words: bare cupboard, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, deprivation, destitution, empty purse, grinding poverty, gripe, hand to mouth existence, homelessness, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence, lack,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pauperísm — s. n. (sil. pau ) …   Romanian orthography

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