The condition or quality of lacking something usual or necessary:
Poverty is the state of being poor, having little money or being in need of a specific quality.
The state of being starved
The quality or condition of being scanty or meager.
Find another word for poorness. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for poorness, like: want, need, destitution, poverty, starvation, meagerness, meagreness, leanness, scantiness, scantness and exiguity.