Synonyms of mendicancy


1. beggary, mendicancy, mendicity, indigence, need, penury, pauperism, pauperization

usage: the state of being a beggar or mendicant; "they were reduced to mendicancy"

2. beggary, begging, mendicancy, solicitation

usage: a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)

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Definition and meaning of mendicancy (Dictionary)