un impoverished

impoverished

[im-pov-er-isht, -pov-risht]
adjective
1.
reduced to poverty.
2.
(of a country, area, etc.) having few trees, flowers, birds, wild animals, etc.
3.
deprived of strength, vitality, creativeness, etc.: an impoverished attempt at humor.

Origin:
1625–35; impoverish + -ed2

unimpoverished, adjective


1. See poor.
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impoverished

adjective
1. poor enough to need help from others [syn: destitute
2. destroyed financially; "the broken fortunes of the family" [syn: broken
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