Pronunciation of Poverty-Stricken
/pˈɒvətistɹˈɪkən/, /pˈɒvətistɹˈɪkən/, /p_ˈɒ_v_ə_t_i_s_t_ɹ_ˈɪ_k_ə_n/

Synonyms for poverty-stricken:

Sense 1

hard up, slum.

Sense 2

Strapped, broke, impecunious.



Other synonyms and related words:

needy, devoid, Strapped, ruined, stony-broke, hard up, broke, badly off, innocent, slum, famished, underprivileged, needful, dirt-poor, barren, unsophisticated, indigent, Pauperized, Beggared, impecunious, landless, necessitous, bad off, skint.

poor (adjective)

beggarly, homeless, bereft, struggling, unsophisticated, penurious, underfinanced, down-and-out, have-not, penniless, squalid, shabby, hard-pressed, impoverished, indigent, pauper, distressed, cash-starved, underprivileged, scruffy, busted, bad off, dilapidated, badly off, destitute, worse off, hand-to-mouth, bankrupt, stony-broke, cash-strapped, necessitous, underpaid, landless, dispossessed, poor, mean, embarrassed.

very poor (adjective)

hard up, needful, Beggared, bankrupt, impoverished, indigent, destitute, penniless, Strapped, beggarly, poor, broke, down-and-out, distressed, needy, bad off, penurious, necessitous.

penniless (noun)


poverty-stricken (noun)

impoverished, needy, indigent, destitute, poor, necessitous.

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