A deprivation or lack; a deficiency.
The condition of being indigent
The state of being needy
Lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life:
The condition or quality of lacking something usual or necessary:
Any scarcity or lack
A condition of poverty or misfortune:
A federal judicial procedure by which most debts owed by a person or entity are extinguished or reduced or the payment of which are delayed.
Inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally:
Find another word for penury. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for penury, like: poverty, destitution, grinding-poverty, impecuniosity, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence, neediness, pennilessness, penuriousness and privation.