Etymology
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impecunious (adj.)

"lacking in money," 1590s, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + Latin pecuniosus "rich," from pecunia "money, property" (see pecuniary). Related: Impecuniously; impecuniosity.

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Definitions of impecunious

impecunious (adj.)
not having enough money to pay for necessities;
Synonyms: hard up / in straitened circumstances / penniless / penurious / pinched
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