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Destitute

Pronunciation of Destitute
/dˈɛstɪtjˌuːt/, /dˈɛstɪtjˌuːt/, /d_ˈɛ_s_t_ɪ_t_j_ˌuː_t/

Synonyms for destitute:

Sense 1

empty.

Sense 2

Strapped, broke.

Sense 3

void, unfortunate.

Sense 4

lacking.

bankrupt

moneyless.

insolvent

impecunious.

all (adjective)

poverty-stricken, indigent, necessitous, needy, impoverished.

deficient (adjective)

wanting.

down and out; wanting (adjective)

busted, empty, needy, impoverished, Strapped, lacking, penniless, moneyless, impecunious, poor, bereft, necessitous, bankrupt, poverty-stricken, penurious, Beggared, indigent.

low (adjective)

proletarian.

poor (adjective)

distressed, worse off, bad off, cash-starved, scruffy, down-and-out, dilapidated, have-not, penurious, penniless, badly off, squalid, underprivileged, beggarly, mean, underpaid, poor, underfinanced, shabby, pauper, embarrassed, stony-broke, unsophisticated, necessitous, bankrupt, busted, indigent, struggling, landless, homeless, dispossessed, poverty-stricken, cash-strapped, hard-pressed, impoverished, hand-to-mouth, bereft.

underprivileged (adjective)

badly off.

destitute (noun)

indigent, necessitous, poverty-stricken, poor, impoverished, needy.

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