Speak and write with confidence.

To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) poor

Synonyms: poor, poor people Definition: people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group) Usage: the urban poor need assistance

Hypernyms: people Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms for (adjective) poor

Synonyms: hapless, poor, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, wretched, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic Definition: deserving or inciting pity Usage: a hapless victim; miserable victims of war; the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic- Galsworthy; piteous appeals for help; pitiable homeless children; a pitiful fate; Oh, you poor thing; his poor distorted limbs; a wretched life

Hypernyms: unfortunate Definition: not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune Usage: an unfortunate turn of events; an unfortunate decision; unfortunate investments; an unfortunate night for all concerned

Synonyms: poor Definition: unsatisfactory Usage: a poor light for reading; poor morale; expectations were poor

Hypernyms: bad Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice

Synonyms: poor Definition: having little money or few possessions Usage: deplored the gap between rich and poor countries; the proverbial poor artist living in a garret

Hypernyms: bust, broke, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke Definition: lacking funds Usage: `skint' is a British slang term

Hypernyms: poverty-stricken, necessitous, needy, destitute, indigent, impoverished Definition: poor enough to need help from others

Hypernyms: impecunious, in straitened circumstances, hard up, penniless, penurious, pinched Definition: not having enough money to pay for necessities

Hypernyms: moneyless Definition: having no money Usage: virtually moneyless rural regions

Hypernyms: unprovided for Definition: without income or means Usage: left his family unprovided for

Synonyms: poor Definition: lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances Usage: a poor land; the area was poor in timber and coal; food poor in nutritive value

Hypernyms: resourceless Definition: lacking or deficient in natural resources

Synonyms: poor Definition: characterized by or indicating poverty Usage: the country had a poor economy; they lived in the poor section of town

Hypernyms: mean, beggarly Definition: marked by poverty befitting a beggar Usage: a beggarly existence in the slums; a mean hut

Hypernyms: slummy Definition: (of housing or residential areas) indicative of poverty Usage: a slummy part of town; slum conditions

Synonyms: inadequate, poor, short Definition: not sufficient to meet a need Usage: an inadequate income; a poor salary; money is short; on short rations; food is in short supply; short on experience

Hypernyms: deficient, insufficient Definition: of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement Usage: insufficient funds