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Pronunciation:

[p_ˈɒ_v_ə_t_ɪ], [pˈɒvətɪ], [pˈɒvətɪ]
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Synonyms for Poverty:

adversity (noun) insufficiency (noun) poverty (noun) Other synonyms and related words:

Quotes for Poverty:

  1. The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. John Berger.
  2. The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life. John F. Kennedy.
  3. My father was a Presbyterian minister, working among the poor in West Virginia. He had taken what amounted to a vow of poverty when he accepted that call and so we never had much money. James Green Somerville.

Idioms of Poverty:

  1. Poverty is not a crime.;
  2. When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window;

Adjectives for Poverty:

  • nagging, insoluble,
  • boring, drab,
  • real, desperate,
  • neat and humble,
  • widespread and oppressive,
  • tan self-imposed,
  • genteel rural,
  • sudden, undeserved,
  • unfortunate, self-respecting,
  • bitter genteel,
  • gray threadbare,
  • meaner and yet meaner,
  • decent and extreme,
  • exasperatingly generous,
  • dire, ever-increasing,
  • genteel and quite needless,
  • bare, refined,
  • shameful, unnecessary,
  • abject, filthy,
  • abject squalid,
  • decorous, helpless,
  • poor, practised,
  • extreme and almost universal,
  • deep and evident,
  • temporary but permanent,
  • abject and savage,
  • excessively picturesque,
  • familiar and hereditary,
  • actual impending,
  • brave stern,
  • humble but decent,
  • great appealing,
  • usual ineffectual,
  • deplorable mental,
  • odd emotional,
  • real, artistic,
  • utter, abject,
  • own new-found,
  • utter hopeless,
  • barely decent,
  • such maritime,
  • least honest,
  • intelligent, independent,
  • dark, treacherous,
  • filthy and disgusting,
  • whole, less,
  • quite needless,
  • ever-worsening,
  • extremely respectable,
  • long, hopeless,
  • gaunt, grim,
  • ironic little,
  • least considerable,
  • intense spiritual,
  • such helpless,
  • much bitter,
  • less independent,
  • hardscrabble,
  • much vaunted,
  • bitter, bitter,
  • little actual,
  • unfitting,
  • redemptive,
  • dark and dismal,
  • just simple,
  • deeper and deeper,
  • lowest possible,
  • turn-of-the-century,
  • more wholesome,
  • own deep,
  • such horrible,
  • such sudden,
  • tumbledown,
  • slothful,
  • feckless,
  • postwar,
  • menial,
  • hardworking,
  • crippling,
  • wrenching,
  • locking,
  • insoluble,
  • preferred bitter,
  • particular stone-age,
  • horrible awful,
  • genteel, small-town,
  • excessive glorious,
  • chronic global,
  • voluntary, wretched,
  • ever-present deep-seated,
  • obscure but inevitable,
  • incessant and most uninviting,
  • god-like and heroic,
  • extreme, hopeless,
  • unceasing, uninteresting,
  • distressing and most genuine,
  • undoubtedly great and distressing,
  • sordid and shifty,
  • fairly franciscan,
  • heart-rending, abject,
  • extreme, visible,
  • crazed and penniless,
  • rude and abject,
  • sorry and bitter,
  • picturesque vulgar,
  • abject and shifty,
  • true, deep-rooted,
  • harsh and pernicious,
  • abject negligent,
  • noble and comparative,
  • respectable, uncomplaining,
  • perfect evangelical,
  • self-confessed utter,
  • sordid, continuous,
  • chronic and permanent,
  • poverty real,
  • penniless, such,
  • almost deepest,
  • unhappy intellectual,
  • conscious, sensitive,
  • simple and genteel,
  • industrious and light-hearted,
  • original and virtuous,
  • unwholesome, monotonous,
  • extreme and agonizing,
  • intense but chronic,
  • picturesquely haphazard,
  • mental, spiritual and material,
  • genteel and not unfashionable,
  • simple, unblushing,
  • always hopeful and prospective,
  • dire and wretched,
  • drunken or idle,
  • desolate, drunken or idle,
  • decent bearable,
  • lifelong, abject,
  • appalling spiritual,
  • extreme monastic,
  • lavish and ostentatious,
  • hardly genteel,
  • stringent, hopeless,
  • however beneficial,
  • rich, extreme,
  • rusty and shabby,
  • decorous and reticent,
  • abject and shiftless,
  • generous preferred,
  • clearly native,
  • bare and repulsive,
  • abject, loathsome,
  • brave, unblushing,
  • literally genteel,
  • respectable and squalid,
  • unrelenting, pitiless,
  • hopeless, squalid,
  • widespread and frightful,
  • helpless and sterile,
  • almost helpless and sterile,
  • that actual,
  • perhaps that actual,
  • sentimental middle-class,
  • beautiful, involuntary,
  • bare but honest,
  • honest, able-bodied,
  • much preventable,
  • extreme and unexpected,
  • absolute, blank,
  • miserable, hateful,
  • true, gaunt,
  • especially voluntary,
  • abject, despairing,
  • romantic and vulgar,
  • actual chronic,
  • consequent extreme,
  • much abject,
  • new three-year,
  • genteel and cheerful,
  • voluntary and necessary,
  • everywhere miserable,
  • preferred independent,
  • therefore deeper,
  • apparent wretched,
  • haunting, horrible,
  • brilliant and expensive,
  • prosperous, great,
  • comparative or absolute,
  • therefore voluntary,
  • horrible, hopeless,
  • innocent and light-hearted,
  • equal and absolute,
  • meanest and most humble,
  • particularly genteel,
  • downright brutal,
  • general extreme,
  • rigid personal,
  • true and voluntary,
  • abject, helpless,
  • terrible and impossible,
  • least extreme,
  • pure majestic,
  • poor bitter,
  • incredibly grim,
  • frequent spiritual,
  • undoubtedly great,
  • helpless or hopeless,
  • associate real,
  • lazy and shiftless,
  • consequent relative,
  • equally chronic,
  • noble and laborious,
  • enough noble,
  • almost unsuspected,
  • insulting honest,
  • desperate and pitiful,
  • powerless and insignificant,
  • sheer, absolute,
  • other, absolute,
  • total absolute,
  • free, wholesome,
  • now severe,
  • comparative intellectual,
  • almost degrading,
  • own distressing,
  • little acute,
  • bitter and hopeless,
  • bleak and hopeless,
  • ominous yellow,
  • naturally associate,
  • sudden and hideous,
  • great and distressing,
  • always hopeful,
  • primitive and apostolic,
  • old horrible,
  • gray, grim,
  • far preferred,
  • natural inevitable,
  • hungry, ragged,
  • well-born, well-bred,
  • relatively independent,
  • miserable petty,
  • practised great,
  • black and hopeless,
  • so-called honest,
  • dry and cold,
  • much acute,
  • noble, simple,
  • humble but honest,
  • semi-animal,
  • complete and hopeless,
  • utter and abject,
  • suspicious and jealous,
  • respectable and comfortable,
  • present extreme,
  • same comparative,
  • such stony,
  • italian and sicilian,
  • honest, decent,
  • equally fantastic,
  • sudden and utter,
  • present comparative,
  • much absolute,
  • absolute religious,
  • own lifelong,
  • whole pitiful,
  • deep and widespread,
  • same or greater,
  • unsensational,
  • certain imaginative,
  • keen, cold,
  • same imaginative,
  • such courageous,
  • great and manifest,
  • helpless and hopeless,
  • decent, honest,
  • spiritual and secular,
  • cultural and economic,
  • more squalid,
  • greatly preferred,
  • monachal,
  • middle-of-the-road,
  • frank and simple,
  • less deep,
  • gray, cold,
  • sheer mental,
  • real native,
  • extremely picturesque,
  • emotional and spiritual,
  • squeaky-clean,
  • own comparative,
  • intellectual and material,
  • so-called new,
  • more pitiable,
  • other bitter,
  • economic and cultural,
  • frank and honest,
  • more oppressive,
  • deep human,
  • still sharper,
  • much needless,
  • accentual,
  • honest, hard-working,
  • otherwise inexplicable,
  • own extreme,
  • almost helpless,
  • own essential,
  • open and avowed,
  • same universal,
  • spiritual and material,
  • mere nominal,
  • merely external,
  • more genteel,
  • such rigid,
  • certain native,
  • same desperate,
  • bare-bones,
  • old-age,
  • own innate,
  • long and deep,
  • strange mental,
  • such material,
  • such total,
  • deep spiritual,
  • such wholesale,
  • new industrial,
  • stone-age,
  • such pitiful,
  • almost desperate,
  • christ-like,
  • more hopeless,
  • thy present,
  • own present,
  • present great,
  • own intellectual,
  • temporal and spiritual,
  • almost unbelievable,
  • spiritual and temporal,
  • almost absolute,
  • such real,
  • mere ordinary,
  • almost savage,
  • natural and artificial,
  • almost unbearable,
  • such wretched,
  • bare-footed,
  • anarchical,
  • bearable,
  • splenetic,
  • well worth,
  • great physical,
  • grimmest,
  • such miserable,
  • rankest,
  • intellectual and spiritual,
  • such bitter,
  • more conspicuous,
  • more bitter,
  • own true,
  • unassisted,
  • solvent,
  • such complete,
  • more pretentious,
  • more desperate,
  • cruelest,
  • such obvious,
  • war-time,
  • benedictine,
  • insuperable,
  • grueling,
  • own internal,
  • self-reliant,
  • slipshod,
  • uninviting,
  • hitherto unknown,
  • holy,
  • deep-rooted,
  • debilitating,
  • reticent,
  • moral and religious,
  • jocund,
  • moral and spiritual,
  • motherless,
  • spiritless,
  • tacky,
  • eral,
  • concomitant,
  • incapable,
  • indigent,
  • god-like,
  • alkaline,
  • academical,
  • destitute,
  • small-town,
  • thy own,
  • unremitting,
  • ingrained,
  • insurgent,
  • tragical,
  • affluent,
  • powerless,
  • great national,
  • rhythmical,
  • negligent,
  • keener,
  • able-bodied,
  • inexpressible,
  • poverty-stricken,
  • own great,
  • unassuming,
  • barest,
  • disdainful,
  • ranking,
  • excruciating,
  • more complete,
  • resentful,
  • ersatz,
  • speechless,
  • bashful,
  • stereotyped,
  • anguished,
  • penal,
  • old familiar,
  • meaner,
  • numerical,
  • unwary,
  • submissive,
  • apologetic,
  • bedraggled,
  • blackest,
  • beneficial,
  • obsequious,
  • brutish,
  • tasteless,
  • optimistic,
  • homeless,
  • infidel,
  • haggard,
  • lucrative,
  • pecuniary,
  • needy,
  • salutary,
  • exemplary,
  • prevalent,
  • irritable,
  • prolific,
  • sharper,
  • acrid,
  • well-dressed,
  • frayed,
  • unimaginable,
  • well-bred,
  • environmental,
  • approximate,
  • objectionable,
  • civilised,
  • unbelievable,
  • uninteresting,
  • rhetorical,
  • rampant,
  • unprotected,
  • gret,
  • doleful,
  • piteous,
  • metropolitan,
  • thine own,
  • borderline urban,
  • weak, incredible,
  • widespread, bestial,
  • innocent laborious,
  • constant genteel,
  • glorious and most sumptuous,
  • practised spiritual,
  • honorable but absolute,
  • token bitter,
  • wretched and universal,
  • hideous and culpable,
  • appalling multitudinous,
  • merely mimetic,
  • false and merely mimetic,
  • down despairing,
  • sordid and seemingly hopeless,
  • respectable but often extreme,
  • external and deliberate,
  • voluntary and absolute,
  • voluntary and idyllic,
  • bitter sordid,
  • commensurate agricultural,
  • hopeless ignoble,
  • own galling,
  • real and utter,
  • natural, habitual,
  • stolid, uncomplaining,
  • graceful and honorable,
  • speedy and abject,
  • also abject,
  • absolute and abject,
  • modest and tasteful,
  • simply utter,
  • bare and squalid,
  • voluntary and intentional,
  • squalid, dirty,
  • often extreme,
  • down honest,
  • abject and miserable,
  • plain, prosaic,
  • present relative,
  • same distressing,
  • least comparative,
  • self-enforced,
  • sold-out,
  • simple rural,
  • old miserable,
  • own relative,
  • mental and material,
  • hopeless, helpless,
  • much emotional,
  • less apparent,
  • seemingly hopeless,
  • such excessive,
  • mimetic,
  • great intellectual,
  • such utter,
  • little real,
  • unendurable,
  • melodic,
  • dishonorable,
  • culpable,
  • such terrible,
  • idyllic,
  • second-class,
  • willful,
  • greatest possible,
  • unsavory,
  • monetary,
  • populous,
  • sacrilegious,
  • vexatious,
  • new-found,
  • appealing,
  • intrinsic,
  • discontented,
  • decorous,
  • diffuse,
  • tasteful,
  • marginal,
  • undeniable,
  • avowed,
  • feigned,
  • cultured,
  • matrimonial,
  • subjective,
  • multitudinous,
  • unjust,
  • stolid,
  • speedy,
  • pitiless,
  • sumptuous,
  • prosaic,
  • awesome,
  • utter, degrading,
  • squalid and abject,
  • perpetual and voluntary,
  • squalid, hopeless,
  • naked, unabashed,
  • everlasting, irremediable,
  • literal, actual,
  • chaste and humble,
  • decent, genteel,
  • honest healthy,
  • sordid, bestial,
  • naked, cruel,
  • genteel, quiet,
  • noble and decent,
  • restless and desperate,
  • shabby, genteel,
  • silent, hopeless,
  • perpetual and absolute,
  • own guiltless,
  • honest, self-respecting,
  • now actual,
  • own abject,
  • merely literal,
  • less genteel,
  • shabby genteel,
  • hopeless and helpless,
  • hard and cruel,
  • self-chosen,
  • physical and spiritual,
  • own original,
  • self-inflicted,
  • irreversible,
  • still deeper,
  • almost certain,
  • guiltless,
  • unfashionable,
  • unblushing,
  • heart-rending,
  • unabashed,
  • intellectual and moral,
  • credible,
  • harmonic,
  • uneducated,
  • stringent,
  • frugal,
  • meditative,
  • low-level,
  • flagrant,
  • unbearable,
  • immeasurable,
  • linguistic,
  • ostentatious,
  • structural,
  • unceasing,
  • inconceivable,
  • perennial,
  • hardest,
  • rigorous,
  • ruinous,
  • pretentious,
  • parental,
  • repulsive,
  • eventual,
  • unaccustomed,
  • own personal,
  • contemptible,
  • courageous,
  • sodden,
  • loathsome,
  • wholesale,
  • disastrous,
  • rebellious,
  • pompous,
  • cultural,
  • genteel but often desperate,
  • dire material,
  • long-standing fundamental,
  • healthful and temperate,
  • hereby healthful and temperate,
  • hereby healthful,
  • comparative zoological,
  • neat and self-respecting,
  • abject and squalid,
  • sudden astounding,
  • hopeless, abject,
  • beloved and gentle,
  • however hard,
  • absolutely hopeless,
  • unenvied,
  • almost cruel,
  • almost continual,
  • polemic,
  • almost hopeless,
  • irredeemable,
  • such charming,
  • own moral,
  • well-born,
  • upper-class,
  • unscientific,
  • burdensome,
  • narrowest,
  • zoological,
  • irksome,
  • susceptible,
  • slavish,
  • insupportable,
  • associate,
  • plebeian,
  • unwholesome,
  • humblest,
  • temperate,
  • exacting,
  • insulting,
  • envious,
  • economical,
  • inherent,
  • ethical,
  • chaste,
  • philosophic,
  • everyday,
  • placid,
  • temporal,
  • guilty,
  • abstract,
  • much more,
  • deep, semi-criminal,
  • middle-class, genteel,
  • hence extreme,
  • abject and hopeless,
  • moral or aesthetic,
  • strict personal,
  • honest and laborious,
  • semi-criminal,
  • proud and noble,
  • still darker,
  • such dire,
  • unpicturesque,
  • such deep,
  • shifty,
  • public and private,
  • indecent,
  • woeful,
  • deserving,
  • haphazard,
  • light-hearted,
  • faultless,
  • token,
  • incurable,
  • constructive,
  • impotent,
  • blissful,
  • compulsory,
  • haunting,
  • darkest,
  • meanest,
  • astounding,
  • practised,
  • joyful,
  • clerical,
  • unlimited,
  • obstinate,
  • collective,
  • irresistible,
  • inexplicable,
  • darker,
  • greedy,
  • exceptional,
  • frank,
  • provincial,
  • deep, persistent,
  • often desperate,
  • less abject,
  • such squalid,
  • honest and industrious,
  • such hopeless,
  • such general,
  • almost universal,
  • uttermost,
  • unrelenting,
  • unfathomable,
  • bestial,
  • revolting,
  • resultant,
  • oppressive,
  • global,
  • indescribable,
  • adventurous,
  • urban,
  • shocking,
  • prospective,
  • scanty,
  • exalted,
  • stony,
  • progressive,
  • rustic,
  • abject rural,
  • general but unacknowledged,
  • own spiritual,
  • unacknowledged,
  • shiftless,
  • sharpest,
  • hard-working,
  • indian,
  • healthful,
  • middle-class,
  • unavoidable,
  • irresponsible,
  • aesthetic,
  • literal,
  • unspeakable,
  • grimy,
  • willing,
  • desolate,
  • refined,
  • sleepy,
  • unnatural,
  • criminal,
  • artistic,
  • worse,
  • extreme and hopeless,
  • abject, miserable,
  • uncomplaining,
  • toilsome,
  • meritorious,
  • oppressed,
  • degraded,
  • proverbial,
  • glaring,
  • nameless,
  • conspicuous,
  • ambitious,
  • mid,
  • vicious,
  • filthy,
  • three-year,
  • self-imposed,
  • intentional,
  • depressing,
  • needless,
  • inexorable,
  • forlorn,
  • overwhelming,
  • haughty,
  • dismal,
  • anxious,
  • mutual,
  • harsh,
  • liveried,
  • premeditated,
  • ignominious,
  • strictest,
  • counterfeit,
  • monastic,
  • sore,
  • agricultural,
  • almost abject,
  • preventable,
  • apostolical,
  • uninvited,
  • penniless,
  • tawdry,
  • inveterate,
  • grievous,
  • disgraceful,
  • manifest,
  • fabulous,
  • bleak,
  • moderate,
  • notorious,
  • unrelieved,
  • distressed,
  • intolerable,
  • imaginative,
  • wholesome,
  • aristocratic,
  • habitual,
  • pathetic,
  • unconscious,
  • inevitable,
  • subsequent,
  • franciscan,
  • galling,
  • severest,
  • life-long,
  • dependent,
  • ignoble,
  • hereditary,
  • persistent,
  • dreary,
  • essential,
  • feeble,
  • vulgar,
  • abysmal,
  • domestic,
  • modest,
  • irremediable,
  • threadbare,
  • despairing,
  • righteous,
  • seeming,
  • strict,
  • visible,
  • independent,
  • rude,
  • economic,
  • such extreme,
  • interim,
  • humiliating,
  • heroic,
  • artificial,
  • hideous,
  • unusual,
  • ever-increasing,
  • welcome,
  • external,
  • official,
  • comprehensive medium-term,
  • medium-term,
  • pitiable,
  • appalling,
  • obvious,
  • constant,
  • lifelong,
  • everlasting,
  • continual,
  • hungry,
  • permanent,
  • social,
  • such abject,
  • self-respecting,
  • impending,
  • pitiful,
  • shabby,
  • immediate,
  • individual,
  • such great,
  • laborious,
  • acute,
  • stern,
  • literary,
  • genuine,
  • widespread internal,
  • involuntary,
  • ignorant,
  • extensive,
  • deplorable,
  • emotional,
  • temporary,
  • picturesque,
  • physical,
  • shameful,
  • stark,
  • worst,
  • equal,
  • eternal,
  • deep-seated,
  • internal,
  • undeserved,
  • gaunt,
  • conscious,
  • dreadful,
  • degrading,
  • cheerful,
  • horrible,
  • severe,
  • bare,
  • deeper,
  • personal,
  • naked,
  • sad,
  • distressing,
  • ragged,
  • awful,
  • incredible,
  • bitterest,
  • industrious,
  • chronic,
  • preferred,
  • complete,
  • obscure,
  • respectable,
  • apostolic,
  • rural,
  • moral,
  • humble,
  • frightful,
  • material,
  • consequent,
  • irish,
  • mental,
  • lowest,
  • natural,
  • evident,
  • excessive,
  • noble,
  • common,
  • original,
  • sheer,
  • proud,
  • grim,
  • human,
  • cruel,
  • honorable,
  • sudden,
  • universal,
  • sordid,
  • national,
  • widespread,
  • evangelical,
  • helpless,
  • desperate,
  • apparent,
  • former,
  • virtuous,
  • decent,
  • relative,
  • perpetual,
  • terrible,
  • spiritual,
  • wretched,
  • deepest,
  • utmost,
  • intellectual,
  • greatest,
  • miserable,
  • present,
  • actual,
  • deep,
  • bitter,
  • squalid,
  • general,
  • hopeless,
  • genteel,
  • dire,
  • utter,
  • voluntary,
  • honest,
  • absolute,
  • comparative,
  • abject,
  • extreme.
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