Definition of destitute in English:

destitute

Line breaks: des¦ti|tute
Pronunciation: /ˈdɛstɪtjuːt
 
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adjective

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'deserted, abandoned, empty'): from Latin destitutus, past participle of destituere 'forsake', from de- 'away from' + statuere 'to place'.

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