Synonyms & Antonyms : Want





Want



( Noun )


The plants died from
want of water.

Synonyms:

Indigence

Penury

Poverty

Privation

Contextual Examples:

The magnitude of
indigence is rising year by year in India despite so much economic development owing to inability of the administration to run the welfare activities efficiently.

Continuing
penury circumstances of the common man in India make a mockery of the socio – economic system.

The government has yet to eradicate
poverty in India though a number of programmes have been undertaken. People are still suffering from inadequacy of provisions of various types.



Antonyms:

Affluence

Plenty

Prosperity

Wealth

Contextual Examples:

Affluence of the elite is in sharp contrast with the poverty of the lower classes.

Despite a situation of
plenty of foodstuffs in the country, the poor cannot enjoy two wholesome meals a day.

India can enjoy its
prosperity only if a more equitable distribution of the country’s national wealth could be established.


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