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Adjective: poor (poorer,poorest)  por or pûr
  1. Deserving or inciting pity
    "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs";
    - hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, wretched
  2. Having little money or few possessions
    "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
  3. Characterized by or indicating poverty
    "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town"
  4. Lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances
    "a poor land"; "the area was poor in timber and coal"; "food poor in nutritive value"
  5. Not sufficient to meet a need
    "a poor salary";
    - inadequate, short
  6. Unsatisfactory
    "a poor light for reading"; "poor morale"; "expectations were poor"
Noun: poor  por or pûr
  1. People without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
    "the urban poor need assistance";
    - poor people

Sounds like: patience, patientw, poor, por

Derived forms: poorest, poors, poorer

See also: bad, badly-off, beggarly, broke, bust, cash-strapped, deficient, destitute, dirt-poor, financial condition, hard up, impecunious, impoverished, in straitened circumstances, indigent, insufficient, mean, moneyless, necessitous, needy, penniless, penurious, pinched, poverty-stricken, resourceless, skint [Brit], slummy, stone-broke [N. Amer], stony-broke [Brit], strapped, strapped for cash, underprivileged, unfortunate, unprovided for

Type of: people

Antonym: rich

Encyclopedia: Poor, Iran