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  • 121poverty — [n] want; extreme need, often financial abjection, aridity, bankruptcy, barrenness, beggary, dearth, debt, deficiency, deficit, depletion, destitution, difficulty, distress, emptiness, exiguity, famine, hardship, impecuniousness, impoverishment,… …

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  • 122prosperity — [n] affluence, good fortune abundance, accomplishment, advantage, arrival, bed of roses*, benefit, boom, clover, do, ease*, easy street*, exorbitance, expansion, flying colors*, fortune, good, good times, gravy train*, growth, high on the hog*,… …

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  • 123splendor — [n] radiance, glory brightness, brilliance, ceremony, dazzle, display, effulgence, gorgeousness, grandeur, luster, magnificence, majesty, pageant, pomp, refulgence, renown, resplendence, richness, show, solemnity, spectacle, stateliness,… …

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  • 124squalor — [n] filth, poverty decay, destitution, dirtiness, foulness, grunginess, impoverishment, indigence, poorness, seediness, starvation, wretchedness; concepts 335,709 …

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  • 125want — [n1] desire appetite, craving, demand, fancy, hankering, hunger, longing, necessity, need, requirement, thirst, wish, yearning, yen; concept 20 Ant. disinterest, dislike, hate want [n2] lack, need absence, dearth, default, defect, deficiency,… …

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  • 126poor — [poor] adj. [ME pore < OFr povre < L pauper, poor < IE base * pōu , small > FEW, FOAL] 1. a) lacking material possessions; having little or no means to support oneself; needy; impoverished b) indicating or characterized by poverty 2.… …

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  • 127abstemiousness — noun 1. restricted to bare necessities • Derivationally related forms: ↑abstemious • Hypernyms: ↑meagerness, ↑meagreness, ↑leanness, ↑poorness, ↑scantiness, ↑scantness, ↑ …

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  • 128aridity — noun 1. the quality of yielding nothing of value (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑fruitlessness, ↑barrenness • Ant: ↑fruitfulness (for: ↑fruitlessness) • …

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  • 129barrenness — noun 1. the state (usually of a woman) of having no children or being unable to have children • Derivationally related forms: ↑barren • Hypernyms: ↑sterility, ↑infertility 2. the quality of yielding nothing of value • Syn: ↑fruitlessnes …

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  • 130destitution — noun a state without friends or money or prospects • Hypernyms: ↑poverty, ↑poorness, ↑impoverishment …

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  • 131financial condition — noun the condition of (corporate or personal) finances • Hypernyms: ↑condition, ↑status • Hyponyms: ↑easy money, ↑tight money, ↑solvency, ↑insolvency, ↑credit crunch, ↑ …

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  • 132fruitlessness — noun 1. a lack of creative imagination • Hypernyms: ↑uncreativeness 2. the quality of yielding nothing of value • Syn: ↑aridity, ↑barrenness • Ant: ↑fruitfulness …

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  • 133impecuniousness — noun a state of lacking money • Syn: ↑pennilessness, ↑penuriousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑penurious (for: ↑penuriousness), ↑penniless (for: ↑ …

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  • 134inadequacy — noun 1. lack of an adequate quantity or number (Freq. 1) the inadequacy of unemployment benefits • Syn: ↑insufficiency, ↑deficiency • Ant: ↑adequacy, ↑sufficiency ( …

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  • 135indigence — noun a state of extreme poverty or destitution their indigence appalled him a general state of need exists among the homeless • Syn: ↑need, ↑penury, ↑pauperism, ↑pauperization • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 136low quality — noun an inferior quality • Syn: ↑inferiority • Ant: ↑high quality, ↑superiority (for: ↑inferiority) • Derivationally related forms: ↑inferior …

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  • 137neediness — noun 1. a state of extreme poverty • Syn: ↑privation, ↑want, ↑deprivation • Derivationally related forms: ↑needy, ↑deprive (for: ↑deprivation), ↑ …

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  • 138pauperism — noun a state of extreme poverty or destitution their indigence appalled him a general state of need exists among the homeless • Syn: ↑indigence, ↑need, ↑penury, ↑pauperization • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 139pauperization — noun 1. the act of making someone poor • Syn: ↑pauperisation, ↑impoverishment • Derivationally related forms: ↑impoverish (for: ↑impoverishment), ↑pauperise ( …

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  • 140pennilessness — noun a state of lacking money • Syn: ↑impecuniousness, ↑penuriousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑penurious (for: ↑penuriousness), ↑penniless, ↑impecunious …

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