Example sentences for: impoverished

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

  • Horthy maintained his role as regent in the grim twenties and thirties while the country, demoralized and impoverished, seethed over the treaty.

  • We would all feel oddly impoverished, I think, in a world where the occasional malpractice case was never passed off as a "negative patient-care outcome" or where the occasional plane crash was never described as a "failure to maintain ground clearance."

  • (He's well on his way: The Associated Press reported this week that two airplanes bought by his "Operation Blessing" to fly aid to impoverished Zairians were used instead to service Robertson's Zairian diamond mines.)

  • Maybe I'll just visit an impoverished Indian reservation."

  • The daily Albania said the nation's post-Communist dreams of democracy have been dashed by a corrupt political "mafia," which has terrorized and impoverished its citizens.


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