"destitute" Definition

  1. a. Forsaken; not having in possession (something necessary, or desirable); deficient; lacking; devoid; -- often followed by of.
  2. a. Not possessing the necessaries of life; in a condition of want; needy; without possessions or resources; very poor.
  3. v. t. To leave destitute; to forsake; to abandon.
  4. v. t. To make destitute; to cause to be in want; to deprive; -- followed by of.
  5. v. t. To disappoint.

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Position in dictionary: 26560 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "destitute": 3
Words that end with "destitute": 1
Words that contain "destitute": 3
Next words in dictionary: destitutely, destituteness, destitution, destrer, destrie, destroy, destroyable, destroyed, destroyer, destroying
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English Dictionary Definition of destitute

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