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Meaning of POORNESS

Pronunciation:  'pûunes

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of being poorly made or maintained; "she was unrecognizable because of the poorness of the photography"
  2. [n]  the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot
  3. [n]  less than adequate; "the relative poorness of New England farmland"
  4. [n]  the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions

POORNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: exiguity, impoverishment, meagerness, meagreness, poverty, scantiness, scantness
 Antonyms: wealth, wealthiness
 See Also: aridity, barrenness, beggary, deficiency, deprivation, destitution, economic condition, financial condition, fruitlessness, impecuniousness, inadequacy, indigence, inferiority, insufficiency, low quality, need, pauperism, pauperization, pennilessness, penuriousness, penury, privation, spareness, sparseness, sparsity, want



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Poor"ness\, n.
The quality or state of being poor (in any of the senses of
the adjective). --Bacon.