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Insolvency

In`sol´ven`cy
n.1.(Law) The condition of being insolvent; the state or condition of a person who is insolvent; the condition of one who is unable to pay his debts as they fall due, or in the usual course of trade and business; as, a merchant's insolvency.
Act of insolvency
See Insolvent law under Insolvent, a.
Noun1.insolvency - the lack of financial resources
Antonyms:
solvency - the ability to meet maturing obligations as they come due

INSOLVENCY. The state or condition of a person who is insolvent. (q. v.) .
     2. Insolvency may be simple or notorious. Simple insolvency is the debtor's inability to pay his debts; and is attended by no legal badge of notoriety, or promulgation. Notorious insolvency is that which is designated by some public act, by which it becomes notorious and irretrievable, as applying for the benefit of the insolvent laws, and being discharged under the same.
     3. Insolvency is a term of more extensive signification than bankruptcy, and includes all kinds of inability to pay a just debt. 2 Bell's Commentaries, 162, 6th ed.

bankruptcy, bouncing check, broken fortune, bust, collapse, crash, difficulties, distress, embarrassment, failure, genteel poverty, hard pinch, hardship, impecuniosity, impecuniousness, insufficient funds, kited check, light purse, narrow means, overdraft, overdrawn account, poorness, poverty, receivership, slender means, straitened circumstances, straits, tight squeeze, unprosperousness, voluntary poverty, vows of poverty
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