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destitution


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Destitution  \Des`ti*tu"tion\,  n.  [L.  destitutio  a  forsaking.] 
  The  state  of  being  deprived  of  anything  the  state  or 
  condition  of  being  destitute,  needy,  or  without  resources; 
  deficiency;  lack;  extreme  poverty;  utter  want  as  the 
  inundation  caused  general  destitution. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  destitution 
  n  :  a  state  without  friends  or  money  or  prospects 




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