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poor

adjective

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1 lacking money or material possessions
  • every year, we make up a basket of food at Thanksgiving for a poor family in the neighborhood

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2 producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation
  • land that is too poor for farming

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4 falling short of a standard
  • a pretty poor musician, even for a garage band

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The first known use of poor was in the 13th century

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“Poor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poor. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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