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Synonyms for beggary
ˈbɛg ə ribeg·ga·ry

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beggary

    Poverty denotes strictly lack of property or adequate means of support, but in common use is a relative term denoting any condition below that of easy, comfortable living; privation denotes a condition of painful lack of what is useful or desirable, tho not to the extent of absolute distress; indigence is lack of ordinary means of subsistence; destitution is lack of the comforts, and in part even of the necessaries of life; penury is especially cramping poverty, possibly not so sharp as destitution, but continuous, while that may be temporary; pauperism is such destitution as throws one upon organized public charity for support; beggary and mendicancy denote poverty that appeals for indiscriminate private charity.

    Synonyms:
    destitution, distress, indigence, mendicancy, need, pauperism, penury, poverty, privation, want

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beggary

    Synonyms:
    want, penury, destitution, indigence, mendicancy

    Antonyms:
    affluence, riches, abundance, plenty

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggary, begging, mendicancynoun

    a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)

    Synonyms:
    mendicity, mendicancy, begging

  2. beggary, mendicancy, mendicitynoun

    the state of being a beggar or mendicant

    "they were reduced to mendicancy"

    Synonyms:
    mendicity, mendicancy, begging

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beggarynoun

    Synonyms:
    poverty, indigence, penury, destitution, want, distress, mendicancy, mendicity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beggarynoun

    Synonyms:
    mendicancy, indigence, penury, want, pauperism

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#12669distress
#20316begging
#95248destitution
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#210874indigence
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