poverty-stricken

adjective
pov·er·ty-strick·en | \ ˈpä-vər-tē-ˌstri-kən \

Definition of poverty-stricken 

: very poor : destitute

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1786, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of poverty-stricken was in 1786

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poverty-stricken

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of poverty-stricken

: very poor

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