Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
1(of a person or area) made poor.
poor, poverty-stricken, penniless, penurious, destitute, indigent, impecunious, needy, pauperized, in distressed circumstances, in reduced circumstances, in straitened circumstances, in want, in need, down and out, on the breadlineView synonyms
- ‘impoverished villages’
- 1.1Deprived of strength or vitality.‘an impoverished and debased language’
weakened, exhausted, drained, sapped, diminished, depleted, enervated, sucked dry, used up, spent, played outView synonyms
- ‘areas of impoverished soil’
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