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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
destitute /'destitju:t/
  • tính từ
    • thiếu thốn, nghèo túng, cơ cực
      • a destitute life: cuộc sống cơ cực
    • thiếu, không có
      • a hill destitute of trees: đồi không có cây, đồi trọc
      • a man destitute of intelligence: người không có óc thông minh
Concise Dictionary
+poor enough to need help from others
+completely wanting or lacking

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 in want, impoverished, poverty-stricken, poor, indigent, down and out, needy, on one's uppers, badly off, penniless, penurious, impecunious, insolvent, bankrupt, Colloq hard up, broke, US on skid row:
Why distribute food to destitute families only at Christmas?
2 Usually, destitute of. bereft of, deficient in, deprived of, devoid of, lacking (in), wanting (in), in need, needful (of), without:
The landscape was entirely destitute of trees.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 without money, food and the other things necessary for life: When he died, his family was left completely destitute.
2 (the destitute) noun [pl.] people who are destitute: homes and refuges for the destitute
3 of sth (formal) lacking sth: They seem destitute of ordinary human feelings.
destitution noun [U]: homelessness and destitution

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