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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. penury: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. penury: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. penury: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. penury: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. penury: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. penury: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Penury, penury: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. penury: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. penury: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. penury: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. penury: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. penury: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. penury: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Penury, penury: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. penury: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. penury: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Penury: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Penury: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. penury: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. penury: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Penury: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. penury: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. penury: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. penury: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  25. penury: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. penury: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. penury: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. penury: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. penury: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. penury: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penury: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penury: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penury: A Word A Day [home, info]

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noun:  a state of extreme poverty or destitution

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Phrases that include penury:   left in penury

Words similar to penury:   need, indigence, pauperism, want, more...

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