difficult, distressed, embarrassed, limited, reduced, restricted
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If someone is living in straitened circumstances, they do not have as much money as they used to, and are finding it very hard to buy or pay for everything that they need.
FORMAL adj usu ADJ n
His father died when he was ten, leaving the family in straitened circumstances...
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