Bankrupt and Impoverished


Bankrupt adjective - Utterly lacking in something needed, wanted, or expected.

Impoverished is a synonym for bankrupt in ruined topic. In some cases you can use "Impoverished" instead an adjective "Bankrupt", when it comes to topics like insolvent, broke, unable to pay debts. popular alternative

Nearby Words: bankruptcy, bankrupted, bankrupting


Impoverished adjective - Lacking money or material possessions.
Usage example: the widespread hope that the lottery's record-setting jackpot is won by an impoverished family

Bankrupt is a synonym for impoverished in poor topic. You can use "Bankrupt" instead the word "Impoverished" as an adjective or a verb, if it concerns topics such as ruined, broke. popular alternative

Nearby Words: impoverishment, impoverishing

Both words in one sentence

  • Impoverished Patrician: Catilina is bankrupt; Caesar is so far in debt he has to flee the city.
  • Comic Book / Archie Comics (2015) Impoverished Patrician: Jughead Jones' family is formerly of old money until they went bankrupt from a scam involving a water bottling plant.
  • The impoverished son of a legendary movie mogul who died bankrupt, he built up his own studio from nothing and made five Best Picture winners...and cheerfully stepped on everybody he had to in order to get it done.
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