Definition of Impoverishing

1. Verb. (present participle of impoverish) ¹



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Definition of Impoverishing

1. impoverish [v] - See also: impoverish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impoverishing

impoundages
impounded
impounder
impounders
impounding
impoundment
impoundments
impounds
impoverish
impoverished
impoverishedly
impoverishedness
impoverisher
impoverishers
impoverishes
impoverishing (current term)
impoverishment
impoverishments
impoverisht
impower
impowered
impowering
impowers
impowre
impowring
impp.
impracticability
impracticable
impracticableness
impracticables

Literary usage of Impoverishing

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"This last event, by impoverishing the propertied classes, cut off a principal source of the flow of material charity, although the Puritan majority in the 4 ..."

2. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by William Sewel (1844)
"... and cattle ; tending also to the great discouragement of trade and husbandry, and to the impoverishing of a great number of quiet and industrious people ..."

3. The Progress of Slavery in the United States by George Melville Weston (1857)
"The Union of the States is only endangered by that discontent of the slave States, which results from the impoverishing effects of slavery. ..."

4. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly, Council of Safety (Conn.). (1874)
"cripple, &c., to the impoverishing of him, &c., with other distresses of his family'; praying for relief, as por his memorial on file: Resolved by this ..."

5. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles (1853)
"... but only impoverishing his church, had shamelessly wandered from the tracks of his predecessors. How the king of England forbade the ..."

6. History of the Middle and Working Classes: With a Popular Exposition of the by John Wade (1834)
"... Marriage—Decrease in the number of Marriages—Proposals for divesting Wedlock of its impoverishing Consequences—Emigration an unobjectionable Remedy of a ..."

7. Production; a Study in Economics by Peter Harboe Castberg (1907)
"impoverishing LOANS It should be the aim of every individual always to save something of his share of the yearly national production. ..."

8. Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud (1873)
"THE impoverishing TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM.—THE WAREHOUSE CONSPIRACY. ONE of the great evils resulting from this bonded subsidy system of building railroads, ..."

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