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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Poor enough to need help from others.

Usage examples (35)
  • School gave him, and his youthful days were hard and poverty-stricken.
  • European Union countries and even poverty-stricken Greece passed us up.
  • "Yes, my child, your father must die here in his poverty-stricken home."
  • He should not wander there so poverty-stricken and neglected, without her. for more
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