moneyless


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moneyless

(ˈmʌnɪlɪs)
adj
impoverished or having no pecuniary means
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.moneyless - not based on the possession of moneymoneyless - not based on the possession of money; "a moneyless economy"
moneyed, monied - based on or arising from the possession of money or wealth; "moneyed interests"
2.moneyless - having no moneymoneyless - having no money; "virtually moneyless rural regions"
poor - having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
References in classic literature ?
And I meatless and moneyless upon the Malvern Hills."
Each of these many chevaliers, if we may believe reports, was, like the Chevalier of Alencon, an old gentleman, tall, thin, withered, and moneyless. He of Bourges had emigrated; he of Touraine hid himself; he of Alencon fought in La Vendee and "chouanized" somewhat.
So to the Committee of Safety Charles went, privily to drop a flea in its ear concerning Tarwater's grubless, moneyless, and aged condition.
Bill found himself the possessor of that most ironical thing, a moneyless title.
I told them that no doubt they were married in the sight of God, and were bound in conscience to keep them as their wives; but that the laws of men being otherwise, they might desert the poor women and children hereafter; and that their wives, being poor desolate women, friendless and moneyless, would have no way to help themselves.
The frustration, fear and desperation of being sick and moneyless don't need to be coupled with the humiliation of being shouted at by a health care worker.
To meet the target of Sh1 billion revenue collection yearly, he said, the county plans to digitise collection at 67 of its revenue streams and ensure payments are made through NyeriPay to ensure moneyless transactions.
He added that it is a continuation of the bank's pioneering role in supporting the financial inclusion plan, contributing to a moneyless society, and improving the efficiency and level of the country's financial infrastructure.
Pressure regarding the salary they were supposed to be receiving, the fact that they had been absent for a week and returned moneyless to the villages was immediately put on the discussion table.
For a writer, this was good news, but Boyle, author of The Moneyless Man, wasn't sure it would work -- publishers no longer accepted hand-written manuscripts, and Boyle thought he'd sounded the death-knell on his career with his decision to give up technology.
Mauss focuses on societies that he deems moneyless: (2)
This symbolic death makes them the "abject," deprived of their social identity and even homeless, jobless, or moneyless. Psychoanalytically, Julia Kristeva (1982, 1-18) defines the "abject" as that which is rejected or excluded from oneself but not yet a separate thing, thus thrown in a state of limbo between subject and object, neither alive nor dead.