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Dictionary entry overview: What does impoverished mean?
• IMPOVERISHED (adjective)
The adjective IMPOVERISHED has 2 senses:
1. poor enough to need help from others
2. destroyed financially
Familiarity information: IMPOVERISHED used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||impoverished [BACK TO TOP]|
Poor enough to need help from others
poor (having little money or few possessions)
|Sense 2||impoverished [BACK TO TOP]|
the broken fortunes of the family
destroyed (spoiled or ruined or demolished)
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