What is the opposite of affluence?

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Noun
Opposite of the state or measure of having wealth
“The tattered clothes of the majority of shoeless, rural and urban poor are outward signs of the poverty they endure.”
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Opposite of an abundant supply
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Opposite of something that flows in, or the act of flowing in
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Opposite of a period of prosperity or economic growth
“Williams' one worry is that budget politics may put a crimp in the market down the road, especially if there is a prolonged economic recession.”
Noun
Opposite of a state of great comfort or elegance, especially when involving great expense
“Compared with the austerity of the room, Robin seemed to be magnificently dressed.”
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Opposite of positive outcome from the achievement of one's goals
“He suffered through his misfortune and was now at risk of severe depression.”
Noun
Opposite of ease
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