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Overview of noun poorness

The noun poorness has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. poverty, poorness, impoverishment

(the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions)

2. poorness

(less than adequate; "the relative poorness of New England farmland")

3. meagerness, meagreness, leanness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, exiguity

(the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot)

4. poorness

(the quality of being poorly made or maintained; "she was unrecognizable because of the poorness of the photography") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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