penury

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a lack of something; a dearth; barrenness; insufficiency
extreme want; poverty; destitution
indigence
{n} poverty, indigence, great want
extreme want or poverty; destitution
Extreme poverty or economic hardship
Absence of resources; want; privation; indigence; extreme poverty; destitution
Penury is the state of being extremely poor. He was brought up in penury, without education. the state of being very poor = poverty (penuria)
{i} poverty, indigence; stinginess, miserliness
a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless"
a dearth or lack of something; barrenness, insufficiency
Penuriousness; miserliness
penury

    Silbentrennung

    pe·nu·ry

    Türkische aussprache

    penyûri

    Aussprache

    /ˈpenyo͝orē/ /ˈpɛnjʊriː/

    Etymologie

    [ 'pen-y&-rE ] (noun.) 14th century. From French pénurie (“dearth, lack”) Latin penuria (“want”).

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