Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun poorness

4 senses of poorness

Sense 1
poverty, poorness, impoverishment -- (the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions)
       => financial condition -- (the condition of (corporate or personal) finances)

Sense 2
poorness -- (less than adequate; "the relative poorness of New England farmland")
       => fruitlessness, aridity, barrenness -- (the quality of yielding nothing of value)

Sense 3
meagerness, meagreness, leanness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, exiguity -- (the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot)
       => insufficiency, inadequacy, deficiency -- (lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits")

Sense 4
poorness -- (the quality of being poorly made or maintained; "she was unrecognizable because of the poorness of the photography")
       => inferiority, low quality -- (an inferior quality)

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