Preston was an impoverished and bleak place—so much so that Charles Dickens based his novel Hard Times on the city.
Even the World Heath Organization, which has plenty to worry about in impoverished nations, knows there is big trouble afoot.
My office is located such that I have many patients from both affluent and impoverished communities.
So that if Mr. Madoff ever sees the light of day, in his 90s, impoverished alone, he will have paid a terrible price.
“The house gives each of us—the impoverished descendants—an identity,” she writes.
The establishment was small, the country was impoverished; even clock-making grew tedious at last.
What you say about the children shows how impoverished is the blood.
This thoughtless prodigality of Charles is emphasized by the fact that he was impoverished in the midst of his profuseness.
A people is impoverished by importations and enriched by exportations.
Depauperate, impoverished or starved, and so below the natural size.