Synonyms for penury

Synonyms for (noun) penury

Synonyms: indigence, need, pauperism, pauperization, penury

Definition: a state of extreme poverty or destitution

Usage: their indigence appalled him; a general state of need exists among the homeless

Similar words: poverty, poorness, impoverishment

Definition: the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions

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