[paw-puh-riz-uh m] /ˈpɔ pəˌrɪz əm/

the state or condition of utter poverty.


Read Also:

  • Pauperize

    [paw-puh-rahyz] /ˈpɔ pəˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), pauperized, pauperizing. 1. to make a of: His extravagance pauperized him. /ˈpɔːpəˌraɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to make a pauper of; impoverish

  • Paupiette

    [poh-pyet] /poʊˈpyɛt/ noun, plural paupiettes [poh-pyets; French poh-pyet] /poʊˈpyɛts; French poʊˈpyɛt/ (Show IPA). French Cookery. 1. (def 6).

  • Paur

    [pouuh r, pou-er; German pour] /paʊər, ˈpaʊ ər; German paʊr/ noun 1. Emil [ey-meel] /ˈeɪ mil/ (Show IPA), 1855–1932, Austrian violinist and conductor.

  • Pauraque

    [pou-rah-key; Spanish pou-rah-ke] /paʊˈrɑ keɪ; Spanish paʊˈrɑ kɛ/ noun, plural pauraques [pou-rah-keyz; Spanish pou-rah-kes] /paʊˈrɑ keɪz; Spanish paʊˈrɑ kɛs/ (Show IPA) 1. a large, tropical American goatsucker, Nyctidromus albicollis.

Disclaimer: Pauperism definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.