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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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Words that Rhyme with Impoverishment

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

Example sentences of the word 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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