destitute

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destitute

lacking the means of subsistence; totally impoverished
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non--non--I am far from saying as much as THAT"--poor girl, her face declared a hundred times more than her tongue, that she was sincere--"I do not--CANNOT say I have no interest in one, who so generously overlooks my poverty, my utter destitution of all worldly greatness, and offers to share with me his fortune and his honorable position--"
He dwelt likewise upon the emptiness of his pockets, turned over the papers in his pocket-book, and convinced himself of the state of absolute destitution in which he was about to be plunged.
When Edgar, at the age of two years, was orphaned, the family was in the utmost destitution.
How was it possible to associate the charming object of my heart's worship with the miserable story of destitution which I had just heard?