- adj. dominated or obsessed by debt.
- debt + -ridden (Wiktionary)
“But the euro reversed its losses after leaders agreed to increase the size of the European Financial Stability Fund, the bailout fund for debt-ridden euro-zone nations, to €440 billion $639 billion from about €250 billion.”
“Personally I believe that a good deal of our economic activity is immoral, going to feed a beast of debt-ridden consumerism, which I think unsustainable and in dire need of change.”
“Most important, when efforts to manage national and state debts provoked popular resistance, when a Revolutionary War officer named Daniel Shays led some 1,100 debt-ridden Massachusetts farmers to stop the seizure of their property for payment of debts and taxes, Congress was simply unable to take effective action.”
“The change of governments in Greece and Italy does not seem to have been enough, given the enormity of challenges that lie ahead for the debt-ridden euro-zone countries.”
“Beijing launched the nation's first aircraft carrier, a milestone in the relationship between an ascendant China, bent on reclaiming its historical role as a global power, and a debt-ridden U.S., trying to hang on to the military supremacy it has wielded in Asia since 1945.”
“In-World War is described by the filmmakers as "a smart and offbeat indie sci-fi feature, [which] tells the futuristic story of a debt-ridden and depressed beta tester trapped in a buggy virtual reality simulation of the 'war on terror'.”
“Russia's Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin told reporters that countries that hold substantial reserves may assist in bailing out the euro zone's debt-ridden states on certain conditions.”
“This just a day after reports said that India's aviation regulator could be on the verge of canceling Kingfisher's license to fly because of fears that the financial problems at the debt-ridden airline may affect its safety standards.”
“So we need to ask ourselves what more we need to do, Mr. Cameron said, adding that the short-term answers were to strengthen the European Financial Stability Facility 'firewall' to stop contagion, recapitalize the banks, and deliver a sustainable solution for debt-ridden Greece.”
“Even though the summit did deliver the expected results, additional action from the European Central Bank remains elusive," Berenberg senior economist Christian Schulz said, referring to the ECB's refusal to finance debt-ridden European governments.”
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