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1. destitution

noun. ['ˈdɛstəˌtuːʃən'] a state without friends or money or prospects.

Synonyms

  • poorness
  • poverty

Antonyms

  • adequacy
  • sufficiency
  • fruitfulness

Etymology

  • destitution (French)
  • destitutionem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Destitution

  • abbreviation
  • abdication
  • abduction
  • abduction
  • aberration
  • abolition
  • abomination
  • abortion
  • abrogation
  • absolution
  • absorption
  • absorption
  • abstraction
  • acceleration
  • accession
  • acclamation
  • acclimation
  • accommodation
  • accreditation
  • accretion

Example sentences of the word destitution


1. Noun, singular or mass
In general, a state will pursue a desertion case only if the spouse had the financial means to prevent destitution but chose to do otherwise.

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