Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / poverty stricken
FEEDBACK

poverty stricken

See definition of poverty stricken on Dictionary.com

synonyms for poverty stricken

  • destitute
  • impoverished
  • needy
  • penniless
  • poverty-stricken
  • beggared
  • busted
  • down and out
  • flat broke
  • hard up
  • homeless
  • impecunious
  • in want
  • necessitous
  • penurious
  • destitute
  • disadvantaged
  • indigent
  • penniless
  • poor
  • poverty-stricken
  • underprivileged
  • down-and-out
  • flat
  • beggared
  • dead broke
  • dirt poor
  • down-at-heel
  • down to last cent
  • impecunious
  • necessitous
  • penurious
  • unprosperous
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for poverty stricken

MOST RELEVANT
  • affluent
  • rich
  • wealthy
  • adequate
  • advantageous
  • fortunate
  • good
  • great
  • nice
  • reputable
  • generous
  • rich
  • wealthy
  • bright
  • clean
  • clear
  • good
  • honorable
  • nice
  • pure
  • sterile
  • rich
            Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
            QUIZ
            A Cooking Terms Quiz That's A Flash In The Pan!
            START THE QUIZ

            How to use poverty stricken in a sentence

            And our views of poverty and social betterment, or what is possible and what is not, are still largely conditioned by it.
            THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
            In the old world, poverty seemed, and poverty was, the natural and inevitable lot of the greater portion of mankind.
            THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
            He passed the latter part of his life in poverty, and towards the close of it, was confined in a madhouse.
            THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
            Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.
            THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
            Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
            THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
            Thus all about us is the moving and shifting spectacle of riches and poverty, side by side, inextricable.
            THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
            The poverty of earlier days was the outcome of the insufficiency of human labor to meet the primal needs of human kind.
            THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
            Two artillery subalterns who had fought their way through a mob stricken with panic for the moment, soon arrived.
            THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
            But poverty accompanied by crop failures for three years was a general and accepted thing now.
            THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
            There could be no social remedy for poverty except the almost impossible remedy of the limitation of life itself.
            THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
            SYNONYM OF THE DAY
            OCTOBER 26, 1985
            Choose the synonym for future
            capacitor