Example sentences for: destitute

How can you use “destitute” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Pros: No destitute hustlers lurking about (unless you count my friends), and I didn't have to leave the house.

  • Meanwhile, ostensibly destitute Somali refugees led lucrative secret careers as black-market merchants of relief supplies.

  • People who cross Lola's path are frozen in the frame, their futures telescoped in rapid-fire black-and-white snapshots: In one variation, a woman whom Lola bumps ends up destitute and prematurely dead; in another, she wins the lottery.

  • Salvation--hers and that of the destitute she rescued from the gutters--was her aim, not economic or social development as many others understand it, she said."

  • The deal brings Russia the chance to flex its slackened superpower muscles, but at the cost of providing shelter to Belarus' destitute population, bankrupt government, and bone-dry economy.


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