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How to use the word impoverished in a Sentence?

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John McCown created a political strategy, and African Americans voted themselves into power, it has come to a point where( Hancock County) is one of the most impoverished in America. There is a wives' tale -- I don't know if it's true or not -- that some political leaders in Georgia have always said that if we can't vote the people of Hancock County out, we'll starve them out -- and there's been a disproportionate lack of growth to this particular community.

Johnny Thornton

Found on CNN
9 months ago

Politics

At birth we are provided seeds to sow, but the amount and quality are not equal; the wealthy acquire high quality and limitless amounts, while the poor received the opposite; therefore, the impoverished cannot error while the affluent can dispose handfuls in the wind. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo) – 1995

RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo)

added by RJ Intindola
2 years ago

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.

Rebeca Blanco-Grijalva

Found on Reuters
2 years ago

Entertainment

This data is stunning from the perspective that we had hoped that things would be trending differently, but we will not ignore our realities, no one can ignore the income insecurity, the financial stress that is being experienced throughout the population. ... This is a state that is the wealthiest in the nation, and, at the same time, it is the most impoverished.

Mark Ridley-Thomas

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Top News

This image is in one sense traditional -- a portrait. But what a striking one, and what magical animals, it is a symbolic reminder of the beauty of nature and how impoverished we are becoming as nature is diminished. It is an artwork worthy of hanging in any gallery in the world.

Roz Kidman Cox

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Top News

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.

Katy Perry

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

Latest Headlines

Impoverished Greece is in crisis. We are a poor people, but we have retained our values and humanity, and we aren't claiming a single euro to do our duty to people who are dying in our back yard.

Alexis Tsipras

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

World

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.

Fernando Melendez

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

Company News

Everyone here knows the disaster and the poverty happened long before that hurricane hit, all the hurricane did was make bare what we ignore each and every day, which is that there are whole sets of communities that are impoverished, that don't have meaningful opportunity, that don't have hope and they are forgotten.

President Barack Obama

Found on CNN
6 years ago

Politics

Given that multiple factors seem to contribute to falling in the lower 5 percent on school readiness measures - including living in an impoverished household, primary language other than English, lower maternal education, and black maternal race, as well as late preterm (birth) - it is reasonable to believe that the reasons why some late preterm children are at risk are multi-factorial.

Veronica Hinton

Found on FOX News
6 years ago

Health

Given that multiple factors seem to contribute to falling in the lower 5 percent on school readiness measures - including living in an impoverished household, primary language other than English, lower maternal education, and black maternal race, as well as late preterm( birth) - it is reasonable to believe that the reasons why some late preterm children are at risk are multi-factorial.

Veronica Hinton

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

Health

This instinctive repulsion which tradespeople inspire in men of sensitive feeling is one of the very rare consolations for being so impoverished which are given to those of us who don't sell anything to anybody.

Louis-Ferdinand Céline

added by anonymous
7 years ago

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.

Roland Barthes

added by anonymous
7 years ago

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.

Frank Lloyd Wright

added by anonymous
7 years ago

There is not a flower or bird in sight, only a small screen on which lines are moving, while the child sits almost motionless, pushing at the keyboard with one finger. As a learning environment, it may be mentally rich, but it is perceptually extremely impoverished. No smells or tastes, no wind or bird song (unless the computer is programmed to produce electronic tweets), no connection with soil, water, sunlight, warmth, the actual learning environment is almost autistic in quality, impoverished sensually, emotionally, and socially.

John Davy

added by anonymous
10 years ago

Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of our racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations.

John Kennedy, Autobiography of malcolm x

added by anonymous
10 years ago

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

Richard Milhous Nixon

added by anonymous
11 years ago

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.

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

added by anonymous
11 years ago

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

Ed Lindeman

added by anonymous
11 years ago

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