destitution

[ des-ti-too-shuhn, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF destitution

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How can you raise the child of destitution and guilt to your own rank?

They all knew, though the widow would not own it, that destitution was at her door.

There was thus always a fringe of peasant families on the verge of destitution.

I do not know if I ever felt such an utter sense of destitution as at that moment.

A case of destitution, completely; what the newspapers call 'extermination.'

Nor is there anything which is more characteristic of destitution than this sentiment.

But if you will not come, take my word for the state of their destitution.

You are, as usual, the victim of cold and hunger, suffering from destitution and want.

In every part of the city scenes of destitution, misery and woe met the eye.

Except the hold of this devotion I've roused in her, God knows how, and her destitution.

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