Definition of 'penury'
Example sentences containing 'penury'
The simple reality for most people is that they must save more if they want to avoid penury in old age.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He wanted to alter the terms agreed with his ex-wife because the way it was structured meant the credit crunch had reduced him to relative penury.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Definition of penury from the Collins English Dictionary