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Poor Definition

(adjective)

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of insufficient quantity to meet a need


Examples

a poor salary

the jejune diets of the very poor

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(noun)

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people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)


Examples

the urban poor need assistance

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(adjective)

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deserving or inciting pity


Examples

Oh, you poor thing

his poor distorted limbs

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(adjective)

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characterized by or indicating poverty


Examples

the country had a poor economy

they lived in the poor section of town

(adjective)

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having little money or few possessions


Examples

deplored the gap between rich and poor countries

the proverbial poor artist living in a garret

(adjective)

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lacking in quality or substances


Examples

a poor land

the area was poor in timber and coal

food poor in nutritive value

the food in the cafeteria was of poor quality