impecunious : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • s  not having enough money to pay for necessities

  • Born in 1856 to an impecunious Jewish family in the Moravian hamlet of Freiberg (now Pribor in the Czech Republic), he moved with the rest of a rapidly increasing brood to Vienna.
  • After the ceremony, formerly impecunious researchers will find themselves awash in funding, showered with speaking gigs and offered their pick of jobs.
  • Another of her foundations helps rebuild dilapidated schools and provides grants and subsidies to impecunious teachers.
News & Articles

  • Romance novelist Ida Pollock dies at 105
    Ida Pollock once said she was born to write. And so she did — millions of words over more than seven decades, spinning tales of impecunious young women romanced by handsome older men in far-flung locations. ...
    Dec. 9, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Otto Penzler in The Guardian
    Writing in the introduction to the auction house's catalogue, Penzler described himself as "the quintessential impecunious collector", earning $42 a week - $37 after taxes - when he started.

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