Definition of Homelessness

1. Noun. The state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets).

Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Specialized synonyms: Vagrancy
Derivative terms: Homeless



Definition of Homelessness

1. Noun. The state of being homeless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homelessness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Homelessness

homegirl
homegirls
homegroup
homegroups
homegrown
homeland
homelands
homeless
homeless dumping
homeless person
homeless persons
homeless shelter
homeless shelters
homeless youth
homelessly
homelessness (current term)
homelessnesses
homelier
homeliest
homelife
homelike
homelily
homeliness
homelinesses
homeling
homelings
homelives
homely
homelyn
homelyness

Literary usage of Homelessness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Managing Decentralisation: A New Role for Labour Market Policy by Oecd (2003)
"In 1999, the rise in homelessness was deemed a crisis in Canada with ... This rise in homelessness stood in stark contrast to Canada's reputation as a ..."

2. The Human Costs of the War by Homer Folks (1920)
"homelessness no light matter; continuing tides of refugees; ... homelessness No Light Matter.—In American homes and Red Cross workrooms millions of American ..."

3. The Human Costs of the War by Homer Folks (1920)
"homelessness no light matter; continuing tides of refugees; ... homelessness No Light Matter.—In American homes and Red Cross workrooms millions of American ..."

4. Escaping Poverty: From Safety Nets to Networks of Opportunity by Perri 6 (1997)
"Lack of strong ties appears to be a principal cause of, or at least a risk factor attributing to, their entry into homelessness and their failure to exit ..."

5. Out of Sight--Out of Mind?: A Report on Anti-Homeless Laws, Litigation and by Kelly Cunningham (1999)
"Therefore, cities that criminalize such activities associated with homelessness are often penalizing necessary, involuntary conduct. ..."

6. The Century of the Child by Ellen Karolina Sofia Key (1909)
"CHAPTER IV homelessness FEOM time to time the present age is criticised, as if its corruption contrasted with the moral strictness of earlier periods. ..."

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