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beggary

noun

1 beggary

A solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person).

synonyms: begging, mendicancy.

Dutch: bedelarij, gebedel
Polish: ┼╝ebranina



2 beggary

The state of being a beggar or mendicant.

synonyms: mendicancy, mendicity.

Roget 804: poverty, indigence, penury, pauperism, destitution, want; need, neediness; lack, necessity, privation, distress, difficulties, ... show more

Dutch: bedelarij


Moby thesaurus: absence, bare cupboard, bare subsistence, beggarliness, begging, bumming, cadging, defectiveness, deficiency, deficit, deprivation, destitution, drought, empty purse, famine, grinding poverty, gripe, hand-to-mouth existence, homelessness, impecuniousness ... show more.

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