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Definitions of poor:
  • adjective:   low in degree
    Example: "Expectations were poor"
  • adjective:   having little money or few possessions
    Example: "Deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"
  • adjective:   badly supplied with desirable qualities or substances
    Example: "A poor land"
  • adjective:   characterized by or indicating lack of money
    Example: "The country had a poor economy"
  • adjective:   unsatisfactory
    Example: "A poor light for reading"
  • adjective:   not sufficient to meet a need
    Example: "A poor salary"
  • adjective:   moderate to inferior in quality
    Example: "He would make a poor spy"
  • adjective:   yielding little by great labor
    Example: "Poor soil"
  • adjective:   deserving or inciting pity
    Example: "Oh, you poor thing"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8797)

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See poor used in context: 100 poetry verses, 319 Shakespeare works, 8 quotations, 9 Mother Goose rhymes, 119 Bible passages, 151 definitions

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