1. People without possessions or wealth (considered as a group) (synset 108196123)
    "the urban poor need assistance"
  1. Deserving or inciting pity (synset 301054589)
    "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"
  2. Having little money or few possessions (synset 302030204)
    "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
  3. Characterized by or indicating poverty (synset 302032876)
    "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town"
  4. Lacking in quality or substances (synset 302031662)
    "a poor land"; "the area was poor in timber and coal"; "food poor in nutritive value"; "the food in the cafeteria was of poor quality"
  5. Of insufficient quantity to meet a need (synset 302344882)
    "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience"; "the jejune diets of the very poor"

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