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Synonyms for mendicancy
-ˈdɪs ɪ timen·di·can·cy

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  1. mendicancy

    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:
    beggary, destitution, distress, indigence, need, pauperism, penury, poverty, privation, want

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggary, mendicancy, mendicitynoun

    the state of being a beggar or mendicant

    "they were reduced to mendicancy"

    Synonyms:
    mendicity, beggary, begging

  2. beggary, begging, mendicancynoun

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

    Synonyms:
    mendicity, beggary, begging

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  1. mendicancynoun

    Synonyms:
    beggary, mendicity

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