13 Definitions of Poor
The meaning of the word poor, the definition of Poor:
n. - A small European codfish (Gadus minutus); -- called also power cod.
superl. - Destitute of property; wanting in material riches or goods; needy; indigent.
superl. - So completely destitute of property as to be entitled to maintenance from the public.
superl. - Destitute of such qualities as are desirable, or might naturally be expected
superl. - Wanting in fat, plumpness, or fleshiness; lean; emaciated; meager; as, a poor horse, ox, dog, etc.
superl. - Wanting in strength or vigor; feeble; dejected; as, poor health; poor spirits.
superl. - Of little value or worth; not good; inferior; shabby; mean; as, poor clothes; poor lodgings.
superl. - Destitute of fertility; exhausted; barren; sterile; -- said of land; as, poor soil.
superl. - Destitute of beauty, fitness, or merit; as, a poor discourse; a poor picture.
superl. - Without prosperous conditions or good results; unfavorable; unfortunate; unconformable; as, a poor business; the sick man had a poor night.
superl. - Inadequate; insufficient; insignificant; as, a poor excuse.
superl. - Worthy of pity or sympathy; -- used also sometimes as a term of endearment, or as an expression of modesty, and sometimes as a word of contempt.
superl. - Free from self-assertion; not proud or arrogant; meek.
The word "poor" uses 4 letters: O O P R
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