moneylessness

See: poverty
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Teachers thus, became rural communities' standard measure of moneylessness, poverty, despair and hopelessness.
In Mississippi, the collapse of the state's banking system ushered in a time of near moneylessness, with a curtailment of business and a resort to scrip and barterlike transactions until out-of-state banknotes and private banking arrangements eventually filled the void.
We will never be as stringent in our moneylessness as we were," she says.
a certain instinctive contempt for old values and old people: a certain warlessness even moneylessness, a waiting for the proper touch, not for any word or deed.
Moneylessness, my manuscript deadline, guilt, sorrow, relentless responsibility, and no life of our own: we were trapped, swimming hopelessly in circles, sinking, hearing my mother's ever-narrowing set of refrains, recited daily like the stations of the cross, each one a knife in my heart: her homesickness, her loneliness, missing Mike, and the one that made us craziest of all--her stomach.