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Insomnia


wakefulness; inability to sleep




Anosmia

loss of sense of smell




Alopecia

loss of hair or wool




Astigmatism

eye defect that prevents proper focus




Stupor

  1. state of apathy;

  2. daze; dormancy, lethargy

  3. lack of awareness or consciousness




Myopia

  1. nearsighted (cant see far objects or things)

  2. lacking foresight: a narrow view of something




Dyspepsia

indigestion




Anemia

condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles


Cataract


  1. large waterfall

  2. eye abnormality




Chronic

long established, as a disease; lasting for a long time; difficult to cure or get rid of






















PEOPLE WHO SPEND A LOT OF MONEY/ EXPENSIVE THINGS

Lavish

liberal, wasteful in terms of money or resources




Sumptuous

lavish, rich, expensive




Sportive

playful, also playful in terms of joyous, festive




Prodigal

wasteful; reckless with money





Extravagant

spending lot of money




Improvident

thriftless: spending money in a careless way




Thriftless

careless, wasteful in handling money or resources




Profligate

  1. dissipated; wasteful in terms of money

  2. wildly immoral




Profusion

  1. overabundance

  2. lavish expenditure




Splurge

to spend lot of money on sth




Exorbitant

excessive: much too high: exorbitant costs/ fares/ fees/ prices/ rents



Spendthrift


someone who wastes money




Squander

waste




Fritter

  1. waste: to waste time or money

  2. a piece of fruit, meat or vegetable that is covered with batter and fried




Wastrel

one who spends resources foolishly and waste them




Luxurious

very comfortable; containing expensive and enjoyable things or spending a lot






















PEOPLE WHO SPEND MONEY ECONOMICALLY

Economical





Frugal








Thrifty

Careful about money, economical




Husbandry

  1. frugality, thrift

  2. agriculture




Husband

Use sparingly, conserve, save




Provident

  1. saving money, thrifty

  2. displaying foresight; preparing for emergencies (future)




Skimp

provide scantily; live very economically




Scrimp

Limit expenses




Retrench

Cut down (cost, man power etc), economize




Stint

  1. be thrifty; save, frugal


  2. set limits on sb/ sth or stop sth, to put an end to sth

  3. supply; allotted amount; assigned portion of work




Attrition

  1. gradual decrease in numbers

  2. reduction in the work force without firing employees

  3. wearing out or weakening your enemies by repeated attacks or by harassment






















PEOPLE WHO HAVE MONEY BUT DON’T SPEND

Stingy







Miser







Mean

  1. stingy, miser

  2. selfish etc

Grudging: (1) unwilling, (2) reluctant; (3) stingy


Niggardly

meanly stingy; not generous with money, time, etc




Scrooge

a miserly person




Skinflint

stingy person; miser




Curmudgeon

  1. Rude or arrogant, ill-tempered

  2. miserly individual




Tightwad

excessively frugal person; miser




Parsimony

stinginess; excessive frugality




Close-fisted

stingy: reluctant to spend money




Cheese-paring

stingy: reluctant to spend money




Penurious (penury)

  1. severe poverty


  2. stinginess




Penny-pincher

Stingy person






















PEOPLE WHO DON’T HAVE MONEY (POOR)

Penurious (penury)

  1. severe poverty

  2. stinginess

Threadbare: worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor

Indigent

Very poor




Destitute

extremely poor, lacking necessities of life




Impoverished

very poor; without money


Impecunious


having little or no money




Penniless

Having no money




Pauper

A very poor person




Poverty-stricken

in a state of extreme poverty




Tatterdemalion

a person dressed in old and torn clothing: Ragamuffin




Ragamuffin

person wearing tattered clothes; (a poor person)




Mendicant

Beggar




Cadger

Beggar




Cadge

beg sth from sb



Panhandler


Beggar




Mangy

dirty and in bad condition: shabby, miserable or poor




Adversity

poverty; misfortune; a difficult or unpleasant situation




Miserable

very unhappy or uncomfortable, poor, very unpleasant, inadequate, dirty and lacking any comfort






















PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO PAY DEBTS

Bankrupt







Insolvent

bankrupt; lacking money to pay


Deadbeat


  1. somebody who does not pay debts

  2. somebody regarded as irresponsible, lazy

Amortize: to pay debt by making small regular payments

Defaulter







Arrears

Being in debt; money that sb owes that they have not paid at the right time






















BEGINNER/ IMMATURE

Tyro







Novice







Neophyte

beginner, novice, recent convert


Nascent


just beginning or came to existence




Rookie







Incipient

just beginning or came to existence




Inchoate

  1. recently begun; rudimentary; elementary

  2. not clear




Rudimentary

not developed; elementary; crude




Half-baked

  1. not well planned or considered

  2. lacking in judgment, intelligence, or common sense

Fledge: to grow feathers: immature, young, inexperienced

Infantile

childish; infant like: immature




Embryonic

undeveloped; rudimentary: in an early stage of development




Green

fresh, new, immature and youthful




Puerile

childish, juvenile: immature




Juvenile

youth, childish, silly: immature and youthful




Recruit

  1. To find new people to join a company, an organization, the armed forces, etc.

  2. novice, beginner

  3. new or young soldier

Debutante: young woman making first formal entrance into society

Callow

youthful; immature: inexperienced




Fledgling

  1. inexperienced, immature or beginner

  2. young bird that just learnt to fly

Debut: a formal entrance into society

Sophomoric

immature; half-baked, like a sophomore

Sophomore

Apprentice


  1. inexperienced person

  2. intern: one who works for someone to learns sth




Dilettante

  1. aimless follower or admirer of the arts

  2. amateur; dabbler: non professional




Dabbler

immature, non professional, inexperienced




Amateur

lacking experience, beginner, inexperienced, non professional




Unfledged

Immature























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