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.
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.
In moneyless spells she survived partly because her husband's valet, Paul Jennings, who was well connected, brought food to her and the enslaved people working in her home.
Counter to "Cropper's large offers of money," the moneyless patriot Blackadder has to ask for charity to keep the Ash-LaMotte correspondence--which forms part of the national heritage and consequently of national pride--where it really belongs:
He is the author of books including The Moneyless Man (Oneworld) and Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi (Permanent) .
In the midst of all the money talk in "Economy," what did Stevenson make of the moneyless sentence, "Our moulting season, like that of the fowls, must be a crisis in our lives" (Walden 21).
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A patent advantage of a moneyless economy is that there are no useless trades, no idle rich or sturdy beggars.
If the disproportionate burden borne by Greece, Italy and Spain is not reason enough to inspire joint and urgent action, the human suffering and relentless movement of desperate, illegal and moneyless migrants all across the continent, coupled with an ugly increase in racist attacks, should be.