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Synonyms for poverty-strickenpover·ty-strick·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-strickenadjective

    poor enough to need help from others

    Synonyms:
    needy, innocent, indigent, barren, wiped out(p), devoid, necessitous, impoverished, broken, free, destitute

    Antonyms:
    rich

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  1. List of paraphrases for "poverty-stricken":

    poor, impoverished

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#2535broken
#7271innocent
#19779needy
#24547barren
#27252devoid
#30192impoverished
#35529indigent
#43391destitute

How to use poverty-stricken in a sentence?

  1. Lewis Mumford:

    A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.

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