Definition of Impoverishment

1. Noun. The state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions.




2. Noun. The act of making someone poor.
Exact synonyms: Pauperisation, Pauperization
Generic synonyms: Deprivation, Privation
Derivative terms: Impoverish, Impoverish, Pauperise, Pauperize

Definition of Impoverishment

1. n. The act of impoverishing, or the state of being impoverished; reduction to poverty.

Definition of Impoverishment

1. Noun. The action of impoverishing someone. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being impoverished. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impoverishment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impoverishment

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Literary usage of Impoverishment

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1. A History of Greece: From Its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B by George Finlay (1877)
"CHAPTER I. CENTRAL GOVERNMENT MODIFIED BY THE Impoverishment AND DEPOPULATION OF ASIA MINOR. AD-. SECT. I.—Reigns of Isaac I. (Comnenus), and of Constantine ..."

2. American Tariff Controversies in the Nineteenth Century by Edward Stanwood (1904)
"A truer and more philosophical view of it is that it was a direct, though long postponed, consequence of the waste and impoverishment of the war period ..."

3. American Tariff Controversies in the Nineteenth Century by Edward Stanwood (1903)
"A truer and more philosophical view of it is that it was a direct, though long postponed, consequence of the waste and impoverishment of the war period ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"The impoverishment of life.—There is no question but that there was a great reduction in the amount of life. In the earlier days of geology, it was commonly ..."

5. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"The impoverishment of life.—There is no question but that there was a great reduction in the amount of life. In ths earlier days of geology, it was commonly ..."

6. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"The impoverishment of life.—There is no question but that there was a great reduction in the amount of life. In th? earlier days of geology, it was commonly ..."

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