Penury

Definition of Penury

Pen´u`ry
n.1.Absence of resources; want; privation; indigence; extreme poverty; destitution.
They were exposed to hardship and penury.
- Sprat.
It arises in neither from penury of thought.
- Landor.
2.Penuriousness; miserliness.

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bare cupboard, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, deprivation, empty purse, grinding poverty, gripe, hand-to-mouth existence, homelessness, impecuniousness, impoverishment, lack, mendicancy, moneylessness, necessitousness, neediness, pauperism, pauperization, pinch, poorness, privation
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