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1. destitute

adjective. ['ˈdɛstəˌtuːt'] completely wanting or lacking.

Synonyms

  • devoid
  • innocent
  • nonexistent
  • barren

Antonyms

  • preserved
  • rich people
  • undemanding
  • privileged

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Words that Rhyme with Destitute

  • constitute
  • institute
  • prostitute
  • reconstitute
  • restitute
  • substitute

Example sentences of the word destitute


1. Adjective
People start feeling less affluent and hold off on spending money even if they aren't destitute.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The town also seized property belonging to the accused, leaving families destitute.

Quotes containing the word destitute


1. Poor France, thy fine climate, rich vineyards, and the wishes of the learned avail nothing; thou art a destitute beggar, and not the powerful friend thou wert represented to me.
- John James Audubon

2. destitute

adjective. ['ˈdɛstəˌtuːt'] poor enough to need help from others.

Synonyms

  • impoverished
  • poverty-stricken
  • needy
  • poor
  • necessitous

Antonyms

  • fortunate
  • sufficient
  • good
  • bound
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