Example sentences for: impoverished

How can you use “impoverished” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Given that hookworm afflicts only the world's most impoverished, a major hurdle for the development of the Na -ASP-2 Hookworm Vaccine is its small commercial market.

  • Saddam is now "better off" (Al Hunt, CNN's Capital Gang ), having divided the allies (Steve Roberts, CNN's Late Edition ) and gained "a new international legitimacy" (Paul Gigot, NewsHour With Jim Lehrer ). The return to the status quo ante has politically isolated the United States (Gigot; John McLaughlin, The McLaughlin Group ). Second prize was awarded to Russia, for insinuating itself into the dispute and re-establishing its power base in the Middle East (Eleanor Clift and Pat Buchanan, The McLaughlin Group ). William Safire on NBC's Meet the Press moaned that the week's events marked "the beginning of the Baghdad/Moscow axis," in which the impoverished Russians would rearm the Iraqis in return for oil.

  • But never mind, news of the Justice Center - all the more important in the wake of Sept. 11, an event that left thousands more New Yorkers impoverished - would have to wait.

  • A photo essay, "In Praise of Women," features shots of impoverished or oppressed women in Afghanistan, Africa, and Haiti, with lushly worded captions.

  • He was born Vivian Jay Chambers in 1901 to an unhappy, impoverished, middle-class family on Long Island.


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