poorness

  • 1 Poorness — Poor ness, n. The quality or state of being poor (in any of the senses of the adjective). Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 poorness — index dearth, indigence, mediocrity, poverty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 poorness — poverty, poorness Poverty is the usual noun corresponding to poor in its meanings to do with lack of wealth or lack of things regarded like wealth (e.g. poverty of inspiration). Poorness is not often used and is more usual in meanings to do with… …

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  • 4 poorness — noun (U) formal lack of skill or good qualities (+ of): the poorness of my German accent compare poverty …

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  • 5 poorness — noun see poor …

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  • 6 poorness — See poor. * * * …

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  • 7 poorness — noun a) The quality of being poor b) poverty …

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  • 8 poorness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. want, need, destitution; see poverty 1 , starvation …

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  • 9 poorness — poor·ness || pÊŠrnɪs / pÊŠÉ™ n. state of lacking money, indigence …

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  • 10 poorness — n. Poverty …

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  • 11 poorness — poor·ness …

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  • 12 poorness — n. 1 defectiveness. 2 the lack of some good quality or constituent …

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  • 13 poor — poorness, n. /poor/, adj., poorer, poorest, n. adj. 1. having little or no money, goods, or other means of support: a poor family living on welfare. 2. Law. dependent upon charity or public support. 3. (of a country, institution, etc.) meagerly… …

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  • 14 poverty — poverty, poorness Poverty is the usual noun corresponding to poor in its meanings to do with lack of wealth or lack of things regarded like wealth (e.g. poverty of inspiration). Poorness is not often used and is more usual in meanings to do with… …

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  • 15 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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  • 16 exiguity — noun the quality of being meager an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes George Eliot • Syn: ↑meagerness, ↑meagreness, ↑leanness, ↑poorness, ↑scantiness, ↑scantness • Derivationally relat …

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  • 17 impoverishment — noun 1. the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions • Syn: ↑poverty, ↑poorness • Ant: ↑wealth (for: ↑poverty) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 18 leanness — noun 1. the quality of being meager an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes George Eliot • Syn: ↑meagerness, ↑meagreness, ↑poorness, ↑scantiness, ↑scantness, ↑exiguity • D …

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  • 19 meagerness — noun the quality of being meager an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes George Eliot • Syn: ↑meagreness, ↑leanness, ↑poorness, ↑scantiness, ↑scantness, ↑exiguity • Derivationally related f …

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  • 20 meagreness — noun the quality of being meager an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes George Eliot • Syn: ↑meagerness, ↑leanness, ↑poorness, ↑scantiness, ↑scantness, ↑exiguity • Derivationally related f …

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