Synonyms of destitute in English:

destitute


See definition of destitute

adjective

1‘her parents died and she was left destitute’

SYNONYMS

penniless, impoverished, poverty-stricken, poor, impecunious, indigent, down and out, pauperized, without a penny to one's name, without two farthings to rub together, without two pennies to rub together

insolvent, ruined

needy, in need, in want, hard up, on the breadline, hard-pressed, in reduced circumstances, in straitened circumstances, deprived, disadvantaged, distressed, badly off

beggarly, beggared

informal on one's uppers, up against it, broke, flat broke, without a brass farthing, without a bean, without a sou, as poor as a church mouse, on one's beam-ends

British informal stony broke, skint

North American informal stone broke, without a red cent, on skid row

formal penurious

ANTONYMS

rich

2‘we were destitute of clothing’

SYNONYMS

devoid, bereft, deprived, in need

bankrupt, empty, drained, exhausted, depleted, bare, denuded

lacking, without, deficient in, wanting

informal sans

ANTONYMS

well provided with