Destitute

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Use 'destitute' to describe someone in severe poverty, lacking basic necessities. SlideThe flood left many villagers destitute, without shelter or food.
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'Destitute' is a strong word. Use it to describe dire situations, not just being low on funds. SlideYou're not destitute if you can't afford a new phone; it's for when you can't afford meals.
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Often associated with charity, as destitute people might need external assistance. SlideOrganizations worldwide are striving to aid destitute families impacted by war.