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Definition of "immiseration" [immiseration]

  • The act of immiserating (noun)

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Use "immiseration" in a sentence
  • "The last two outcomes are what Marx called "immiseration," which, in translation, is the process you're undergoing when you have cancer and no health insurance or a mortgage payment due and no paycheck coming in."
  • "Forward estimates made by the World Health Organization and by experts like Kingsley Davies predict cities of twenty, forty and sixty million inhabitants, a prospect of "immiseration" for multitudes of people that staggers the imagination."
  • "This new law marks an important shift in the treatment of Palestinians in the regional diaspora, insofar as their present circumstances are seen to take precedence over larger geopolitical goals such as the benefits to authoritarian regimes of the ongoing immiseration of the Palestinians."