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impoverishment

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Synonyms and Antonyms of impoverishment

  1. the state of lacking sufficient money or material possessions the gradual loss of manufacturing jobs plunged the area into a level of impoverishment it had never known Synonyms beggary, destituteness, destitution, impecuniosity, impecuniousness, poverty, indigence, necessity, need, neediness, pauperism, penuriousness, penury, poorness, wantRelated Words gutter, misery, woe, wretchedness; exigency; emergency, rainy day; austerity, deprivation, privation; bankruptcy, insolvency; belt-tightening, pinching, straiteningNear Antonyms luxury, prosperityAntonyms affluence, opulence, richness, wealth, wealthiness


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