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Penury English Hindi meaning

Penury Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary


  • (noun) the state of being very poor; extreme poverty; “he couldn’t face another year of penury”

Penury meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • गरीबी, दरिद्रता, अभाव

Penury Origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin penuria ‘need, scarcity’; perhaps related to paene ‘almost’.

Penury in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Despite many programmes, penury could not be removed.
  • The veteran music composer who was living in penury wrote to Ms. Jayalalithaa seeking financial assistance.
  • After Independence, Aich was released from jail and despite penury he continued to indulge in his passion for bodybuilding.
  • Ali, who spent his childhood in utter penury and had to suffer a lot, being a non-white, became the biggest name in all of sports.
  • The penury is often due to his drinking away the cash his brother sends.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of penury

  • penury = jab ‘pen’ khareedne ke liye ‘ruppee’ khatam ho jaaye, samjh lena penury aa gayi hai

Penury Pronunciation