Synonyms and Antonyms of impoverished
1 lacking money or material possessions the widespread hope that the lottery's record-setting jackpot is won by an impoverished family Synonyms of impoverished beggared, beggarly, broke, destitute, dirt-poor, down-and-out, famished, hard up, impecunious, poor, indigent, necessitous, needful, needy, pauperized, penniless, penurious, poverty-stricken, skint [chiefly British], threadbareWords Related to impoverished deprived, disadvantaged, dispossessed, unaffluent, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, bust (or busted), insolvent; possessionless, ruined; depressed, distressed, hand-to-mouth, hardscrabble, pinched, poorish, reduced, straitened; cash-strapped, low, short, tapped outNear Antonyms of impoverished comfortable, prosperousAntonyms of impoverished affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do
2 producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation an impoverished field that over the years had been overgrazed Synonyms of impoverished bony (also boney), dead, desolate, hardscrabble, barren, infertile, poor, stark, unfertile, unproductive, wasteWords Related to impoverished bleak, inhospitable, lifeless; uncultivable, untillable; bankrupted, consumed, debilitated, depleted, diminished, drained, dried-up, enfeebled, exhausted, expended, lessened, reduced, spent, used up; arid, desert, droughty, dry, rainless, sere (also sear), thirsty, waterless; baked, dehydrated, parched, sunbakedNear Antonyms of impoverished arable, tillable; green, sylvan, verdantAntonyms of impoverished fertile, fruitful, lush, luxuriant, productive, rich
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