Definitions of poorness

  1. the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the quality of being poorly made or maintained; "she was unrecognizable because of the poorness of the photography" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. less than adequate; "the relative poorness of New England farmland" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The quality or state of being poor (in any of the senses of the adjective). Newage Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for poorness

  1. The work was not a success in spite of its musical qualities, and the poorness of the libretto helped on its failure. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  2. Nay, I knew his poorness to be such at this time that the Jesuits, his imps, begged at his church doors; his pride so abated that, notwithstanding his former high terms, he was become glad to congratulate his Majesty, and to send creeping unto him for peace. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse