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Destitute vs. Insolvent

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Destituteadjective

(followed by the preposition "of") Lacking something; devoid

Insolventadjective

Unable to pay one's bills as they fall due.

‘an insolvent debtor’;

Destituteadjective

lacking money; poor, impoverished

Insolventadjective

Owing more than one has in assets.

Destituteverb

(transitive) To impoverish; to strip of wealth, resources, etc.

Insolventadjective

Not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner.

‘an insolvent estate’;

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Destituteadjective

Forsaken; not having in possession (something necessary, or desirable); deficient; lacking; devoid; - often followed by of.

‘In thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.’; ‘Totally destitute of all shadow of influence.’;

Insolventnoun

(legal) One who is insolvent; an insolvent debtor.

Destituteadjective

Not possessing the necessaries of life; in a condition of want; needy; without possessions or resources; very poor.

‘They wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented.’;

Insolventadjective

Not solvent; not having sufficient estate to pay one's debts; unable to pay one's debts as they fall due, in the ordinary course of trade and business; as, in insolvent debtor.

Destituteverb

To leave destitute; to forsake; to abandon.

‘To forsake or destitute a plantation.’;

Insolventnoun

One who is insolvent; as insolvent debtor; - in England, before 1861, especially applied to persons not traders.

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Destituteverb

To make destitute; to cause to be in want; to deprive; - followed by of.

‘Destituted of all honor and livings.’;

Insolventnoun

someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts

Destituteverb

To disappoint.

‘When his expectation is destituted.’;

Insolventadjective

unable to meet or discharge financial obligations;

‘an insolvent person’; ‘an insolvent estate’;

Destituteadjective

poor enough to need help from others

Destituteadjective

extremely poor and lacking the means to provide for oneself

‘the charity cares for destitute children’;

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Destituteadjective

not having

‘towns destitute of commerce’;

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