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insolvent

in·sol·vent

insolvent

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn sal vnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: incapable of paying debts or meeting liabilities; penniless; bankrupt.
The insurance company executives feared the company would become insolvent if there were another massive earthquake.
antonyms:
responsible, sound
similar words:
indigent, penniless
definition 2: of or concerning one who cannot pay debts.
antonyms:
sound
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone who cannot pay his or her debts.
derivation: insolvency (n.)