INSOLVENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INSOLVENT
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 a.  bankrupt; unable to repay one's debts
Classic Sentence:
1  Having died insolvent, it had been purchased, at a bargain, by Legree, who used it, as he did everything else, merely as an implement for money-making.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
2  I pondered the mystery a minute or two; but finding it insolvable, and being certain it could not be of much moment, I dismissed, and soon forgot it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
Example Sentence:
1  Although young Lord Widgeon was insolvent, he had no fear of being thrown into debtors' prison, for he was sure that if his creditors pressed him for payment his wealthy parents would repay what he owed.
2  The deal to deliver Vancouver's bike-share system is in danger of falling through as equipment provider Bixi faces “imminent” insolvency.
3  Money from the fund was payable to depositors on the insolvency of a recognised bank or licensed institution.