Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / pennilessness

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

His impulse is to be chivalrous, for chivalry is not regulated by income nor deadened by pennilessness.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
They lived in dread of the pettiest casual expense, for the day of pennilessness was again approaching.
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
He had only made one similar attempt on the road before, and had been driven to lawless action by unexpected pennilessness.
A BOOK ABOUT DOCTORSJOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
I therefore confessed my pennilessness to the shopman, and asked if I should be likely to find a mont-de-pit still open.
THE LIGHTNING CONDUCTORC. N. WILLIAMSON
And she could weigh against that the absolute pennilessness of her baronet-son.
THE WAY WE LIVE NOWANTHONY TROLLOPE
She had few relatives, and none of them had any intention of burdening themselves with her pennilessness.
EMILY FOX-SETONFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

WORDS RELATED TO PENNILESSNESS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

lucidanoun | [loo-si-duh ]SEE DEFINITION
See Today's Synonym