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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Poorness \Poor"ness\, n.
The quality or state of being poor (in any of the senses of
the adjective). --Bacon.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the state of having little or no money and few or no
material possessions [syn: poverty, poorness,
impoverishment] [ant: wealth, wealthiness]
2: less than adequate; "the relative poorness of New England
3: the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would
only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot [syn:
meagerness, meagreness, leanness, poorness,
scantiness, scantness, exiguity]
4: the quality of being poorly made or maintained; "she was
unrecognizable because of the poorness of the photography"
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