Meaning of impoverished in English:


Pronunciation /ɪmˈpɒvərɪʃt/

See synonyms for impoverished

Translate impoverished into Spanish


  • 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
    View synonyms
    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
      View synonyms