- having little or no money; penniless; poor.
Origin of impecunious
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destitute, poverty-stricken. See poor.
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Examples from the Web for impecuniosity
Harrison, in addition to his impecuniosity, had other peculiarities of which vanity was not the least.Watch Yourself Go By
Al. G. Field
When last met, you suffered from the impecuniosity of a churched mouse.Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.
Nevertheless, this was also the special age of alchemists and of impecuniosity.An Epitome of the History of Medicine
Mr. Osborne had had thirty years' experience with the impecuniosity of authors.To Him That Hath
It is a lamentable fact that impecuniosity is the common lot of the class.The Hindoos as they Are
Shib Chunder Bose
- without money; penniless
C16: from im- (not) + -pecunious, from Latin pecūniōsus wealthy, from pecūnia money
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Word Origin and History for impecuniosity
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