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poor

poor as in people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
  • "the urban poor need assistance"

Synonyms

  • poor peoplepeople without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
poor as in deserving or inciting pity
  • "a hapless victim"
  • "miserable victims of war"
  • "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic- Galsworthy"
  • "piteous appeals for help"
  • "pitiable homeless children"
  • "a pitiful fate"
  • "Oh, you poor thing"
  • "his poor distorted limbs"
  • "a wretched life"

Synonyms

  • haplessdeserving or inciting pity
  • miserablevery unhappy; deserving or inciting pity; of the most contemptible kind; of very poor quality or condition; characterized by physical misery; contemptibly small in amount
  • misfortunatedeserving or inciting pity
  • patheticdeserving or inciting pity; inspiring mixed contempt and pity; inspiring scornful pity
  • piteousdeserving or inciting pity
  • pitiableinspiring mixed contempt and pity; deserving or inciting pity
  • pitifulinspiring mixed contempt and pity; bad; deserving or inciting pity
  • wretchedof very poor quality or condition; characterized by physical misery; very unhappy; morally reprehensible; deserving or inciting pity
poor as in having little money or few possessions
  • "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"
  • "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
poor as in characterized by or indicating poverty
  • "the country had a poor economy"
  • "they lived in the poor section of town"
poor as in lacking in quality or substances
  • "a poor land"
  • "the area was poor in timber and coal"
  • "food poor in nutritive value"
  • "the food in the cafeteria was of poor quality"
poor as in of insufficient quantity to meet a need
  • "an inadequate income"
  • "a poor salary"
  • "money is short"
  • "on short rations"
  • "food is in short supply"
  • "short on experience"
  • "the jejune diets of the very poor"

Synonyms

  • inadequatelacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; of insufficient quantity to meet a need
  • shortcheat someone by not returning him enough money ; create a short circuit in ; the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed ; accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference ; the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base ; quickly and without warning; without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold; clean across; at some point or distance before a goal is reached; so as to interrupt; at a disadvantage; in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; primarily temporal sense; (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; low in stature; of insufficient quantity to meet a need; (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices; of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration; less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; lacking foresight or scope; tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening; marked by rude or peremptory shortness
  • jejuneof insufficient quantity to meet a need; displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; lacking interest or significance or impact