China is clearly frustrated with its destitute, bellicose neighbor.
From the American Dust Bowl, thousands of destitute farm families stream westward.
It forces, by law, every American who isn't old or destitute to buy health insurance if their boss doesn't provide it.
They come from a desperate and destitute individual named James Agate.
Six months later, she was in love, pregnant, and, as her furious parents cut her off, destitute.
If they were destitute of this right, they would not be sovereign.
Gosse found the country generally poor and destitute of water.
But when he came to our house, he soon lost all he had; and then we plotted together and left him destitute.
He found the district to the north to be a dreary waste, destitute of food and water.
He was stripped of everything, and has been, for the past two years, in destitute circumstances.
late 14c., "abandoned, forsaken," from Latin destitutus "abandoned," past participle of destituere "forsake," from de- "away" + statuere "put, place," causative of stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Originally literal; sense of "lacking resources, impoverished" is 1530s.