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Definition of Destitute

Destitute
Destitute Des"ti*tute, a. [L. destitutus, p. p. of destituere to set away, leave alone, forsake; de + statuere to set. See Statute.] 1. Forsaken; not having in possession (something necessary, or desirable); deficient; lacking; devoid; -- often followed by of. In thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute. --Ps. cxli. 8. Totally destitute of all shadow of influence. --Burke. 2. Not possessing the necessaries of life; in a condition of want; needy; without possessions or resources; very poor. They wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented. --Heb. xi. 37.
Destitute
Destitute Des"ti*tute, v. t. 1. To leave destitute; to forsake; to abandon. [Obs.] To forsake or destitute a plantation. --Bacon. 2. To make destitute; to cause to be in want; to deprive; -- followed by of. [Obs.] Destituted of all honor and livings. --Holinshed. 3. To disappoint. [Obs.] When his expectation is destituted. --Fotherby.

Meaning of Destitute from wikipedia

- Extreme poverty, abject poverty, absolute poverty, destitution, or penury, was defined by the United Nations (UN) in its 1995 report of the World Summit...
- and its literacy rate from 16.6% to 74%. From being a comparatively destitute country in 1951, India has become a fast-growing major economy, a hub...
- Sisters of the Destitute (S. D.) is a Syro-Malabar Catholic women's religious institute. The Congregation of the Sisters of the Destitute was founded by...
- the first attempt at achieving that goal. It was charged with admitting destitute and extramarital children to educate them in any way the state deemed...
- internationally known for the concept of micro credit which allows poor and destitute people with little or no collateral to borrow money. The borrowers typically...
- that year. The first single was "Key Entity Extraction I: Domino the Destitute", released in August 2012. It is the first Coheed and Cambria album since...
- the scholarly view that Jesus advocated reciprocal sharing among the destitute in that area of Galilee. Jesus was a Galilean Jew, born around the beginning...
- embroidered on blue and orange canvas. Ten-thousand pairs were given to destitute children, and a portion of the proceeds went to CTAOP. Theron is involved...
- en Chile". El Mercurio. 14 October 2007. Retrieved 22 October 2007. "Destitute no more". The Economist. 16 August 2007. Retrieved 22 October 2007. (subscription...
- areas of education, rural development, healthcare, arts and culture, and destitute care. Its mission is to work in remote regions of several states in India...
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