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1. impoverishment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɑːvrɪʃmənt'] the act of making someone poor.

Synonyms

  • pauperization
  • privation
  • pauperisation

Antonyms

  • solvency
  • insolvency
  • rich
  • poor

Etymology

  • empoverissement (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Impoverishment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Sentences with impoverishment


1. Noun, singular or mass
In extreme cases, this can lead to the impoverishment of less central communities, particularly in developing nations.

2. impoverishment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɑːvrɪʃmənt'] the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions.

Synonyms

  • pauperization
  • privation
  • pauperism
  • pennilessness
  • deprivation
  • penuriousness
  • neediness
  • poorness
  • destitution
  • penury
  • indigence
  • need
  • want
  • impecuniousness
  • poverty

Antonyms

  • easy money
  • poverty
  • advantage
  • generosity

Etymology

  • empoverissement (Anglo-Norman)
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