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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Destroyed financially; Poor enough to need help from others.

Usage examples (25)
  • Adjective : an impoverished attempt at humor
  • Verb (used with object) : a country impoverished by war. ,Bad farming practices impoverished the soil
  • By Freakonomics eBay structures micro-loans for businesses in impoverished regions.
  • Growing up in impoverished South Memphis, Woods just as easily could have turned out another way. for more
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