insolvency

[ in-sol-vuh n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF insolvency
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I am not sure that I shall succeed, but it is the only thing that will save me from insolvency, and I am trying.'

The court of insolvency made that which was foreign, colonial property.

The insolvency of "belief" was due to the bankruptcy of "trust."

There's many a man lived to regret ever dreaming of insolvency.

There is no foundation for confounding bankruptcy and insolvency.

I am afraid you will find Stephen in the same state of insolvency.

Also it may be stated that at the time he made this proposal he was in the toils of insolvency.

The menace of insolvency closed the horizon of all his hopes.

The laws about failures and insolvency should be looked into.

My insolvency has become chronic; it is attacking the very citadel of life.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s; see insolvent + -cy. Insolvence (1793) is rare.

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