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