impoverished[ im-pov-er-isht, -pov-risht ]SEE DEFINITION OF impoverished
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPOVERISHED
The farmers were impoverished, and the poorer people made beggars.
The king was so impoverished that he had not money sufficient to pay the debt.
What you say about the children shows how impoverished is the blood.
It was not he who enticed them; it was not he who impoverished them.
A people is impoverished by importations and enriched by exportations.
Of an impoverished family, he rose very slowly and by his own merit.
I did not know, as he did, the impoverished and critical condition of the Confederacy.
That is a course to which my impoverished neighbours will not stoop.
Thatcher had noticed this with the sensitiveness of an impoverished gentleman.
"You'll be impoverished, Hanny," interrupted John, with a glint of humour.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IMPOVERISHED
- bad off
- dirt poor
- down and out
- hard up
- in dire circumstances
- in great need; financially poor
- in want
- miserably poor
- stone broke