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poorness

noun

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the state of lacking sufficient money or material possessions
  • each country has its own standard of poorness, and one nation's needy inhabitant can be another's fairly well-off citizen

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“Poorness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poorness. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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