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impoverished

adjective

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1 lacking money or material possessions
  • the widespread hope that the lottery's record-setting jackpot is won by an impoverished family

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2 producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation
  • an impoverished field that over the years had been overgrazed

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The first known use of impoverished was in 1611

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“Impoverished.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impoverished. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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