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synonyms for straitened

  • bankrupt
  • in debt
  • insolvent
  • poor
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How to use straitened in a sentence

For the bed is straitened, so that one must fall out, and a short covering cannot cover both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And I cut off three shepherds in one month, and my soul was straitened in their regard: for their soul also varied in my regard.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
During the first years of his life the parents may have lived in somewhat straitened circumstances.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Both besiegers and besieged were now becoming straitened for ammunition, for the consumption had been immense.
THE CORNET OF HORSEG. A. HENTY
Carlyle still remained in straitened circumstances, although his reputation was now established.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
Here he heard that Oxford was badly straitened for provisions, and must surrender unless soon relieved.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
A long way from here; I was in very straitened circumstances, and Dufresne took me in to lodge with him.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
About this time Malacca was much straitened by the king of Bintang, who sent a powerful armament against it, to oppose which.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, VOLUME VIROBERT KERR
War is a time of inconvenience to trade; in general it must be straitened, and must find its way as it can.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
Yet, how much good might accrue from a little generosity, though it were but an occasional gift, towards those who are straitened?
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JOSHUAWILLIAM GARDEN BLAIKIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRAITENED

  • bankrupt
  • in debt
  • insolvent
  • poor
  • straitened
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.