Associations to the word «Destitute»

Wiktionary

DESTITUTE, adjective. Lacking something; devoid; especially lacking money; poor, impoverished, poverty-stricken.

Dictionary definition

DESTITUTE, adjective. Poor enough to need help from others.
DESTITUTE, adjective. Completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning".

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