Nouns (2)

poor people, poor
n. people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance"

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Adjectives (16)

misfortunate, wretched, poor, pitiful, pitiable, piteous, pathetic, miserable, hapless
adj. deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"
poor, infertile, unproductive, barren
adj. not bearing offspring; "a barren woman"; "learned early in his marriage that he was sterile"
poor
adj. unsatisfactory; "a poor light for reading"; "poor morale"; "expectations were poor"
poor
adj. having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
poor
adj. characterized by or indicating poverty; "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town"

Fuzzynyms (34)

sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
wretched, miserable
adj. characterized by physical misery; "a wet miserable weekend"; "spent a wretched night on the floor"
pitiful, pitiable, pathetic
adj. inspiring mixed contempt and pity; "their efforts were pathetic"; "pitiable lack of character"; "pitiful exhibition of cowardice"
wretched, suffering, miserable
adj. very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages"
doleful, saddening, unhappy
adj. causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy outlook"; "gloomy news"
luckless, unlucky
adj. having or bringing misfortune; "Friday the 13th is an unlucky date"
jinxed, hexed
adj. (usually used colloquially) causing or accompanied by misfortune
touching, poignant, affecting
adj. arousing affect; "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"
ruthful, rueful, remorseful, contrite
adj. feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
nerveless, feeble
adj. lacking strength; "a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
unsuccessful
adj. not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
wretched, woeful, miserable, execrable, deplorable
adj. of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
useless
adj. having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully; "a kitchen full of useless gadgets"; "she is useless in an emergency"

Synonyms (34)

abject
adj. most unfortunate or miserable; "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt"; "abject poverty"
black
adj. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"
fateful, fatal, disastrous, calamitous, black
adj. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"
castaway, shipwrecked
adj. aground as a consequence of a shipwreck
roofless, homeless, dispossessed
adj. physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security; "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern
ill-starred, ill-omened, ill-fated, unlucky, doomed
adj. marked by or promising bad fortune; "their business venture was doomed from the start"; "an ill-fated business venture"; "an ill-starred romance"; "the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons"- W.H.Prescott
unhappy, infelicitous
adj. marked by or producing unhappiness; "infelicitous circumstances"; "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series
too bad, regrettable
adj. deserving regret; "regrettable remarks"; "it's regrettable that she didn't go to college"; "it's too bad he had no feeling himself for church"
unsuccessful, stillborn, abortive
adj. failing to accomplish an intended result; "an abortive revolt"; "a stillborn plot to assassinate the President"
acarpous
adj. producing no fruit
childless
adj. without offspring; "in some societies a childless woman is rejected by her tribesmen"
degraded, devalued, debased
adj. lowered in value; "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency"
down, depressed
adj. lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down"
low-level
adj. not intense; "low-level radiation"
rock-bottom, reduced
adj. well below normal (especially in price)

Antonyms (27)

fruitful
adj. productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply"
rich
adj. possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"
wealthy, moneyed, loaded, flush, affluent
adj. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations"
well-to-do, well-situated, well-off, well-heeled, well-fixed, prosperous, easy, comfortable
adj. in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
rich
adj. suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display"
sumptuous, princely, opulent, luxurious, grand, gilded, deluxe
adj. rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
rich people, rich
n. people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group); "only the very rich benefit from this legislation"
rich people, rich
n. people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group); "only the very rich benefit from this legislation"

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