Example sentences for: destitution

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

  • Now that Congress and President Clinton have opted to use the threat of utter destitution to dissuade poor teen-agers and women from having children on the public dole, it's time to revive a more humane, and perhaps more effective, proposal with the same objective.

  • Within months, the panic had reduced thousands of people to sudden destitution.

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