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pennilessness

[ pen-i-lis ]SEE DEFINITION OF pennilessness

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His impulse is to be chivalrous, for chivalry is not regulated by income nor deadened by pennilessness.

I therefore confessed my pennilessness to the shopman, and asked if I should be likely to find a mont-de-pit still open.

She had few relatives, and none of them had any intention of burdening themselves with her pennilessness.

They lived in dread of the pettiest casual expense, for the day of pennilessness was again approaching.

WORD ORIGIN

"destitute," early 14c., penyles, from penny + -less.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PENNILESSNESS

beggary

nounpoverty

impecuniosities

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