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unprosperous Line breaks: un|pros¦per¦ous
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈprɒsp(ə)rəs/

Definition of unprosperous in English:


Not enjoying or bringing financial success.
Example sentences
  • Impecunious and improvident - or, as one biographer phrased it more kindly, ‘unprosperous’ were invariably on the list of invocations as well.
  • The concept of a popular economic endorsement of slavery is also strongly supported by recent denials that the southern slave economy was either unprosperous or unhealthy.
  • Tirukural 218: Those who know duty deeply never neglect giving, even in their own unprosperous season.

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