主题词汇 | 与贫穷相关的英语单词

destitute
英 [ˈdestɪtjuːt] 美 [ˈdestɪtuːt]
贫困的,贫穷的,赤贫的;缺乏,没有,毫无

  • When he died, his family was left completely destitute.
    他死时家里一贫如洗。
  • They seem destitute of ordinary human feelings.
    他们似乎一点人情味都没有。

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economize
英 [ɪˈkɒnəmaɪz] 美 [ɪˈkɑːnəmaɪz]
节省,节约,节俭

  • Old people often try to economize on heating, thus endangering their health.
    老年人常常想方设法节约用暖气,结果损害了他们的健康。
  • We're going to have to economize from now on.
    从现在开始,我们不得不节约开支。

frugal
英 [ˈfruːɡl] 美 [ˈfruːɡl]
(对金钱、食物等)节约的,节俭的;饭菜简单廉价的

  • a frugal existence/life
    俭朴的生活
  • a frugal lunch of bread and cheese
    面包夹奶酪的简单午餐

impoverish
英 [ɪmˈpɒvərɪʃ] 美 [ɪmˈpɑːvərɪʃ]
使贫穷;使贫瘠,使枯竭

  • These changes are likely to impoverish single-parent families even further.
    这些变革很可能使单亲家庭更加贫困。
  • Intensive cultivation has impoverished the soil.
    集约耕作使土壤变得贫瘠。

indigence
英 ['ɪndɪdʒ(ə)ns] 美 ['ɪndɪdʒ(ə)ns]
穷困,贫乏,贫穷

  • His present indigence is a sufficient punishment for former folly.
    他现在所受的困苦足够惩罚他从前的胡作非为了。