Definition of destitution noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

destitution

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdestɪˈtjuːʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdestɪˈtuːʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the fact of having no money, food and the other things necessary for life homelessness and destitution