Thesaurus

insolvency

noun

Synonyms of insolvency

the inability to pay one's debts
  • unless the economy improves, many resorts in the area face insolvency

Synonyms for insolvency

Words Related to insolvency

Antonyms for insolvency

  • solvency
See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about insolvency

Time Traveler for insolvency

Time Traveler

The first known use of insolvency was in 1660

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Insolvency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insolvency. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on insolvency

Dictionary: Definition of insolvency

Nglish: Translation of insolvency for Spanish Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about insolvency

Comments on insolvency

What made you want to look up insolvency? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!