Synonyms and Antonyms of destitute
1 lacking money or material possessions many families were left destitute by the horrible fire Synonyms of destitute beggared, beggarly, broke, poor, dirt-poor, down-and-out, famished, hard up, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needful, needy, pauperized, penniless, penurious, poverty-stricken, skint [chiefly British], threadbareWords Related to destitute deprived, disadvantaged, dispossessed, unaffluent, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, bust (or busted), insolvent; possessionless, ruined; depressed, distressed, hand-to-mouth, hardscrabble, pinched, poorish, reduced, straitened; cash-strapped, low, short, tapped outNear Antonyms of destitute comfortable, prosperousAntonyms of destitute affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do
2 utterly lacking in something needed, wanted, or expected a lingering drought and a sky destitute of rain clouds Synonyms of destitute bankrupt, bare, barren, bereft, devoid, voidWords Related to destitute blank, empty, innocent, stark, vacant, wanting; deficient, fragmental, fragmentary, incomplete, insufficient, partial, short; absent, missingNear Antonyms of destitute furnished, provided, supplied; brimming, bulging, bursting, chock-full (or chockful), crammed, crowded, fat, jammed, jam-packed, loaded, packed, saturated, stuffed; abounding, swarming, teeming, thick, throngingAntonyms of destitute filled, flush, fraught, full, replete, rife
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