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Poor (IPA: /ˈpuɹ/)


Poor (superl.)

Destitute of property; wanting in material riches or goods; needy; indigent.

Poor (superl.)

So completely destitute of property as to be entitled to maintenance from the public.

Poor (superl.)

Destitute of such qualities as are desirable, or might naturally be expected

Poor (superl.)

Wanting in fat, plumpness, or fleshiness; lean; emaciated; meager; as, a poor horse, ox, dog, etc.

Poor (superl.)

Wanting in strength or vigor; feeble; dejected; as, poor health; poor spirits.

Poor (superl.)

Of little value or worth; not good; inferior; shabby; mean; as, poor clothes; poor lodgings.

Poor (superl.)

Destitute of fertility; exhausted; barren; sterile; -- said of land; as, poor soil.

Poor (superl.)

Destitute of beauty, fitness, or merit; as, a poor discourse; a poor picture.

Poor (superl.)

Without prosperous conditions or good results; unfavorable; unfortunate; unconformable; as, a poor business; the sick man had a poor night.

Poor (superl.)

Inadequate; insufficient; insignificant; as, a poor excuse.

Poor (superl.)

Worthy of pity or sympathy; -- used also sometimes as a term of endearment, or as an expression of modesty, and sometimes as a word of contempt.

Poor (superl.)

Free from self-assertion; not proud or arrogant; meek.

Poor (n.)

A small European codfish (Gadus minutus); -- called also power cod.

Poor

Family name

Poor

Episode of Absolutely Fabulous

Poor Synonyms

Bad

Poor Synonyms

Slummy, Mean, Beggarly

Poor Synonyms

Impoverished, Broke, Hard Up, Moneyless, Unprovided For, Stone-broke, Stony-broke, Poverty-stricken, Impecunious, Bust, Penniless, Penurious, Skint, Destitute, Pinched, Underprivileged, Needy, In Straitened Circumstances, Indigent, Necessitous

Poor Synonyms

Piteous, Pitiful, Pathetic, Wretched, Pitiable, Misfortunate, Miserable, Unfortunate, Hapless

Poor Synonyms

Hardscrabble, Resourceless

Poor Synonyms

Short, Insufficient, Inadequate, Deficient

Poor Synonyms

Poor People

Poor (Last Name / Surname)

Poor is the #9,800 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 3,303 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Poor in Spanish is Pobre

Tagalog Translation

Poor in Tagalog is Dalita

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Fools) live poor to die rich." - English proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

"... the Jewish press in the USA is solely responsible for our poor publicity." - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer" - William Henry Harrison

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .Poor, poor boy..." - Final Fantasy VIII

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [looking at Agumon in his poor disguise] Yeah. That's real inconspicuous."" - Digimon


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