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people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)

having little money or few possessions

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characterized by or indicating poverty

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lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances

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not sufficient to meet a need

unsatisfactory

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References in classic literature ?
Monseigneur, there are so many little heaps of poor grass?
Otherwise, the place will be quickly forgotten, it will never be found when I am dead of the same malady, I shall be laid under some other heap of poor grass.
asked poor Harlequin with a voice that was hardly a breath.
said Tom, grasping his hand; "he's a poor mis'able critter
It's all I can give you, now, poor Tom, and you shall have it.
Still the father did not know what that explanation meant, and the burst of anguish with which the poor girl left him.
And he read the song of gratitude which Hannah sang, and which says, who it is who maketh poor and maketh rich, and bringeth low and exalteth--how the poor shall be raised up out of the dust, and how, in his own might, no man shall be strong.
But perhaps doubts come into your mind like this: Can God take much notice of us poor people?
Then Dinah told how the good news had been brought, and how the mind of God towards the poor had been made manifest in the life of Jesus, dwelling on its lowliness and its acts of mercy.
Think you that that poor woman could hear my voice and not recover reason?
Philippe then saw the poor insane creature lying on a bench in the sun.
And the idea of being as poor as ever after all, and going into black, besides, for a man I never saw, and should have hated--as far as HE was concerned--if I had seen
You deserve to have a house of your own; don't you, poor pa?
Besides, I am in a current of ideas which harmonize with this poor little salon where we have suffered so much.
Men are hard-hearted, and kind angels only Watch o'er the steps of a poor orphan child.