impoverishment


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Synonyms for impoverishment

Synonyms for impoverishment

the act of making someone poor

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Such people are supposedly required to spend down their life savings to the impoverishment level before they are eligible.
Prospects for mental health, child development and prisoner resettlement are all placed at risk by impoverishment of the most vulnerable.
By requiring impoverishment for most people to gain some minimal measure of financial support, the system is moving inexorably toward an era of "haves" and "have nots.
In his homily at the Mass on Thursday, the pope, as he does in every country, attacked the acceptance of abortion, ``which is always, in addition to being an abominable crime, a senseless impoverishment of the person and of society itself.
The asylum, according to Wright, was not a "a place where families rid themselve s of unwanted members"; rather it represented "a resource used strategically by poor households intent on overcoming periods of impoverishment.
If the worms gave up trying to push through the compacted areas, it led to soil impoverishment as lack of worm burrows led to less oxygen below ground and poorer drainage.
In addition, Lux's graphic descriptions of economic conditions on Native reserves at the turn of the twentieth century establish a firm link between rising impoverishment and rising death rates.
With the rise in crime and the impoverishment of governments, full trials with all the legal-rights bells and whistles are often no longer affordable, so cheaper alternatives are being offered.
There, Ataka leader, Volen Siderov, demanded the resignation of their respective ministers a Simeon Djankov and Traicho Traikov, for betraying national interests and working for colonizers and for the impoverishment of Bulgarians.
When eric Pickles talks about empowerment, for the most deprived parts of the country that really means impoverishment.
The impoverishment of our liturgy after the Council is a fact not yet sufficiently admitted or understood, to which the necessary response must be a revival of the liturgical movement and the initiation of a new cycle of reflection and reform.
That Time could celebrate a man whose entire belief system rests on the ongoing subjugation of women and the impoverishment of peoples around the planet is just one more sign of mainstream media blindness when it comes to the female half of the population.
Stephen Cohen, a Russian studies expert at Princeton University, reports in a recent issue of the Nation that American media have barely acknowledged the full dimensions of "insider privatization, impoverishment, and disintegration of the middle class" in Russia.
Typical of his insight is a statement casually dropped near the beginning of his text that fields of corn and rows of social housing represent the same kind of modern monoculture, that the impoverishment of the soil in one and the ennui of the other are but symptoms of the same disease: narrow thinking, exclusive concentration on economic and technical questions, neglect of culture, of memory, of the interrelatedness of things.
FEARS that lack of government cash may mean that we all have to work way into our seventies to avoid impoverishment awaken other anxieties.