Example sentences for: destitute

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

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

  • 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.

  • It's worth noting that Robinson knew small-town life and also suffering; he was destitute until President Theodore Roosevelt, directed by one of the Roosevelt children to a book of Robinson's, created a government job for the poet.

  • destitute Having someone who has a duty to support one and who could provide for one's needs (State v.

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


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