HyperDic: pauperism

English > 1 sense of the word pauperism:
NOUNstatepauperism, indigence, need, penury, pauperizationa state of extreme / extreme poverty or destitution
English > pauperism: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of extreme / extreme poverty or destitution.
Synonymsindigence, need, penury, pauperization
Narrowerbeggary, mendicancy, mendicityThe state of being a beggar or mendicant
Broaderpoverty, poorness, impoverishmentThe state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
Spanishindigencia, miseria, necesidad, pauperismo, penuria, pobreza extrema
Catalanextrema pobresa, indigència, misèria, necessitat, pauperisme, penúria

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