The poorness of the land makes farming impossible.
Do something by your heart, let us not poorness!
She was unrecognizable because of the poorness of the photography.
1. the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
2. less than adequate;
"the relative poorness of New England farmland"
3. the quality of being meager;
"an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot
4. the quality of being poorly made or maintained;
"she was unrecognizable because of the poorness of the photography"