What does impoverished mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word impoverished.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken(adj)

    poor enough to need help from others

  2. broken, wiped out(p), impoverished(adj)

    destroyed financially

    "the broken fortunes of the family"

Wiktionary

  1. impoverished(Adjective)

    Reduced to poverty.

  2. impoverished(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impoverished

    of Impoverish

How to pronounce impoverished?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say impoverished in sign language?

  1. impoverished

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. Ed Lindeman:

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

  2. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. (Proposal to reform welfare programs)

  3. Roland Barthes:

    To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished.

  4. Fernando Melendez:

    The only thing foreign companies have done is pollute and foment distrust among local populations, we don't see any benefits and remain an impoverished region.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of impoverished

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