HyperDic: impoverishment

English > 2 senses of the word impoverishment:
NOUNstateimpoverishment, poverty, poornessthe state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
actimpoverishment, pauperization, pauperisationthe act of making someone poor
impoverishment > pronunciation
Soundsihmpaa'vrihshmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > impoverishment: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions.
Synonymspoverty, poorness
NarrowerdestitutionA state without friends or money or prospects
impecuniousness, pennilessness, penuriousnessA state of lacking money
indigence, need, penury, pauperism, pauperizationA state of extreme / extreme poverty or destitution
privation, want, deprivation, needinessA state of extreme / extreme poverty
Broaderfinancial conditionThe condition of (corporate or personal) finances
Oppositewealth, wealthinessThe state of being rich and affluent
Spanishdesabrigo, empobrecimiento, inopia, miseria, pauperismo, pobretería, pobreza
Catalanempobriment, fretura, misèria, pobre, pobresa
English > impoverishment: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of making someone poor.
Synonymspauperization, pauperisation
Broaderprivation, deprivationAct of depriving someone of food or money or rights
Spanishempobrecimiento
Verbsimpoverishtake away
impoverishmake poor

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