Meaning of impoverished in English:

impoverished

Pronunciation /ɪmˈpɒvərɪʃt/

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adjective

  • 1(of a person or area) made poor.

    • ‘impoverished villages’
    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 breadline
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    1. 1.1Deprived of strength or vitality.
      ‘an impoverished and debased language’
      • ‘areas of impoverished soil’
      weakened, exhausted, drained, sapped, diminished, depleted, enervated, sucked dry, used up, spent, played out
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