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Meaning of POORNESS

Pronunciation:  'pûunes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being poorly made or maintained; "she was unrecognizable because of the poorness of the photography"
  2. [n]  the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot
  3. [n]  less than adequate; "the relative poorness of New England farmland"
  4. [n]  the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
 

POORNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: exiguity, impoverishment, meagerness, meagreness, poverty, scantiness, scantness
 
 Antonyms: wealth, wealthiness
 
 See Also: aridity, barrenness, beggary, deficiency, deprivation, destitution, economic condition, financial condition, fruitlessness, impecuniousness, inadequacy, indigence, inferiority, insufficiency, low quality, need, pauperism, pauperization, pennilessness, penuriousness, penury, privation, spareness, sparseness, sparsity, want

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Poor"ness\, n.
The quality or state of being poor (in any of the senses of
the adjective). --Bacon.

 

 

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