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    insolvent

    insolvent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word insolvent

    Definition
    (noun) someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts
    Synonyms : bankrupt
    Definition
    (adj) unable to meet or discharge financial obligations
    Example Sentence
    • an insolvent person
    • an insolvent estate
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for insolvent

in + solvent = one who cant solve his debts.

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solvent = person capable of dissolving (solvent dissolves the solute--problems) the issues (by money) while insolvent is the opposite of this.

there is a saying in hindi 'karz me doobna'...an insolvent person has not yet dissolved but has high probability of dissolving

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