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impecunious

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimpecuniousim‧pe‧cu‧ni‧ous /ˌɪmpɪˈkjuːniəs◂/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 POORhaving very little money, especially over a long period – sometimes used humorously 🔊 He came from a respectable if impecunious family.impecuniously adverbimpecuniousness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
impecuniousIt is obvious that Mr. Mahmoud was impecunious.This warned the inhabitants that the average infantryman, in spite of his glamorous uniform, was lowly paid and impecunious.With his Yorkshireman's eye for economy he was soon suggesting that the more impecunious aeronauts might seriously consider the process.It was shown that translation work is undertaken even for impecunious clients.Brown Institution trust funds were never adequate, but Twort preferred impecunious independence.a gifted but impecunious painterThere is likely to be tension between landlord and tenant, between large landowners and impecunious peasants.He was that rare thing in any society, especially in an impecunious society under arms: a leader who was loved.For an impecunious woman of twenty-nine, the gulf was unbridgeable.
From Longman Business Dictionaryimpecuniousim‧pe‧cu‧ni‧ous /ˌɪmpɪˈkjuːniəs◂/ adjective formal having very little moneyThe university mainly caters for the most impecunious students who reach university level.
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