Synonyms of destitute


1. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken, poor (vs. rich)

usage: poor enough to need help from others

2. barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent, nonexistent (vs. existent)

usage: 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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Definition and meaning of destitute (Dictionary)