What does impoverished mean?

Definitions for impoverished
ɪmˈpɒv ər ɪʃt, -ˈpɒv rɪʃtim·pov·er·ished

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-strickenadjective

    poor enough to need help from others

  2. broken, wiped out(p), impoverishedadjective

    destroyed financially

    "the broken fortunes of the family"

Wiktionary

  1. impoverishedadjective

    Reduced to poverty.

  2. impoverishedadjective

    Having lost a component, an ingredient, or a faculty or a feature ; rendered poor in sth ; depleted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impoverished

    of Impoverish

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impoverished in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impoverished in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of impoverished in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe:

    The trebling of the population in this small and impoverished country, flowing with milk and honey but not with sufficient water, rich in rocks and sand dunes but poor in natural resources and vital raw materials, has been no easy task Indeed, practical men, with their eyes fixed upon things as they are, regarded it as an empty and insubstantial utopian dream.

  2. Katy Perry:

    I get really offended at the concept that what came out of the election was that — how do I say this? — impoverished people who are not of color needed more attention. I thought that was kind of crazy, that they might need more television, they have television. [Laughter] It just felt very strange to me. And I thought really, the people who really need to be spoken to are the 50 percent of the population that did not vote at all. Those are the people who need to be more engaged.

  3. Rebeca Blanco-Grijalva:

    I am a third-grade teacher in an impoverished elementary school, my students are inquisitive, voracious readers who are craving to discover the newest adventure in their favorite book series.

  4. Frank Lloyd Wright:

    The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.

  5. Ed Lindeman:

    If you don't go far enough back in memory or far enough ahead in hope, your future will be impoverished.

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