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Synonyms for penniless
ˈpɛn ɪ lɪspen·ni·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances(p), penniless, penurious, pinchedadjective

    not having enough money to pay for necessities

    Antonyms:
    rich

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pennilessadjective

    Synonyms:
    moneyless, destitute, poor, necessitous, needy, indigent, distressed, pinched, reduced, short of money, out of money, out of cash, out of pocket, in need, in want

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  1. pennilessadjective

    Synonyms:
    impecunious, indigent, destitute, poor

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How to use penniless in a sentence?

  1. Amy Vanderbilt:

    Everyone knows that a man can always marry even if he reaches 102, is penniless, and has all his faculties gone. There is always some woman willing to take a chance on him. (from the Complete Book of Etiquette, 1952)

  2. Theo Francken:

    Many of these people pay 10,000 euros ($11,000) to get here. It's naive to say they have not 50 euros for a hotel room. It's a caricature to see them as completely penniless.

  3. Bui Thi Nhung:

    I don't want to stay home, marry young and live penniless, i'll try my luck next time.

  4. Henry Ford:

    There are two fools in this world. One is the millionaire who thinks that by hoarding money he can somehow accumulate real power, and the other is the penniless reformer who thinks that if only he can take the money from one class and give it to another, all the world's ills will be cured.

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