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6 entries found for poor.
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Main Entry: 1poor
Pronunciation: primarystresspudot(schwa)r, primarystresspomacr(schwa)r
Function: adjective
1 : lacking riches or possessions
2 : less than enough <a poor crop>
3 : not good in quality or character of work
4 : lacking fertility <poor land>
5 : not satisfactory <the patient had a poor day>
6 : lacking in signs of wealth or good taste <poor furnishings>
7 : worthy of pity or sympathy <the poor kitten hurt its paw>
- poor·ly adverb
- poor·ness noun

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